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Fox Cities Book Festival
Oct
10
2:00 PM14:00

Fox Cities Book Festival

Regreen: Writing Place & Nature Poetry

Place matters and plays an indelible role in the way we perceive and come to understand each other and the world around us. Crystal S. Gibbins will discuss what it means to write about place, read new and selected poems from Now/Here (Holy Cow! Press), and explore how that writing complicates traditional nature poetry. As the editor of Split Rock Review and poetry anthologies, she will offer writing/publishing advice and what she looks for in submissions. A short Q&A will follow the presentation.

This event is scheduled at Lawrence University Warch Campus Center in the Nathan Marsh Pusey Room.

For more information about this event, visit Fox Cities Book Festival.

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Final Thursday Reading Series
Oct
24
7:00 PM19:00

Final Thursday Reading Series

Featured readings are preceded by a creative writing open mic. Bring your best five minutes of poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction to share.

7:00: Open Mic

8:00: Featured author Crystal S. Gibbins

Final Thursday Reading Series is a collaboration of Final Thursday Press, the Hearst Center for the Arts, and the University of Northern Iowa.

For more information, visit Final Thursday Press.

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AWP Conference
Mar
5
to Mar 7

AWP Conference

New Nature: Rewriting Place in the Anthropocene

Split Rock Review celebrates eight years of publishing literature and art that centers on place, environment, and the relationship between humans and the natural world. Four featured authors published by Split Rock Review will read and discuss how their work explores place and complicates the traditions of nature poetry in the Anthropocene. A Q&A session will follow the reading.

Presenters: Jen Karetnick, Rosemarie Dombrowski, Rachel Morgan, Wendy Oleson

Organizer/Moderator: Crystal S. Gibbins

TBA: Location, date, time.

For more information about the 2020 AWP Conference, visit AWP.

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WITH/IN WITH/OUT PLACE: A POETRY READING AND DISCUSSION
Apr
28
10:00 AM10:00

WITH/IN WITH/OUT PLACE: A POETRY READING AND DISCUSSION

The poetry collections by Crystal S. Gibbins and Michelle Menting explore and complicate the traditions of nature poetry. The poets will read from their books and, as editors of Split Rock Review, offer what they look for in submissions of contemporary nature poetry during the anthropocene.

This event is scheduled in the Waterford Room at St. Brendan’s Inn

For more information about this event visit UntitledTown Book & Author Festival

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