Selected 2016

  • Thursday, October 20: In Conversation with Jane Alexander, author of Wild Things, Wild Places at Copperfields Books, Petaluma. Details to follow.
  • Saturday, September 17: Writing the Science and Nature Essay at Point Reyes Field Institute. Learn how to scout a natural setting, take response notes, and review skillful science and nature writing. Whether through craft dialogue or taking individual time, we’ll explore techniques of shaping raw material into story while discussing how to design and sustain a writing practice.
  • Thursday, July 21: Environmentally Themed Reading at Pepperwood Preserve. To benefit Hedgebrook Retreat for Women Writers. Readings, conversation about story as it affects climate work, sustainably grown and harvested wines, Copperfields Books with renowned reads by the readers and Hedgebrook authors, and great company. Visit the beautiful Pepperwood campus and learn about Hedgebrook’s mission: women authoring change (in a time of change).
  • Saturday, April 16: Creativity and Writing Workshop with the amazing Jordan Rosenfeld. Come to Copperfields Books to work with us on your own vision of creativity. We’ll share activities, conversation, books to sign, and questions and answers!
  • Thursday, March 24: Special Session, Convergence of Art, Humanities, and ScienceNorthwest Science Meeting, U.S. Forest Service, Bend, Oregon. A panel of writers, artists, and scientists looking for the intersection among our work. Readings, photographs, presentations, question-and-answer sessions.
  • Saturday, March 19: Fundraiser, Bay Area Ridge Trail, Glen Ellen, California. Presentations, book sales, maps, and a hike. (If you’re interested in learning more about the important work BART is doing, and think you might like to organize an event, email Eileen Morris.)

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