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Saturday, October 5 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Writing the Great Outdoors

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Nature can be viewed as a creative laboratory. Whether diving for fish in Puget Sound, observing Antarctic seascapes, or dining on nettles, these authors discuss the rugged adventures that inspire their work.

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Robin Cody

Bio: | Robin Cody was born at St. Helens and grew up in Estacada, Oregon. A graduate of Yale, he taught at the American School of Paris for a decade and was Dean of Admissions at Reed College in Portland before taking up freelance writing in 1984.  While writing, he has been a baseball umpire, a basketball referee, and special ed school bus driver. | | Cody is the author of Ricochet River, a novel, and Voyage of a Summer... Read More →

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Katharine Coles

Bio: | Katharine Coles is a poet and prose writer best known for her lyric meditations on science, art, history, and perception.  She is the author of two novels and five collections of poems, including The Earth Is Not Flat (Red Hen Press, 2013), written under the auspices of the NSF’s Antarctic Artists and Writers Program; The One Right Touch; A History of the Garden; The Golden Years of the Fourth Dimension; and... Read More →
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Langdon Cook

Bio: | Langdon Cook writes about the intersection of food, nature, and outdoor adventure. His books include "The Mushroom Hunters: On the Trail of an Underground America" (Ballantine, 2013) and "Fat of the Land: Adventures of a 21st Century Forager" (Mountaineers, 2009), which The Seattle Times called "lyrical, practical and quixotic." Cook has been profiled in Bon Appetit, Salon.com, WSJ magazine, and Whole Living, and his writing... Read More →
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Becky Lerner

Author, Dandelion Hunter: Foraging the Urban Wilderness
Bio: Becky is the author of the book "Dandelion Hunter: Foraging the Urban Wilderness," published March 2013 by Globe Pequot Press. She lives in Portland, Oregon, where she works as a speaker, teacher, and shamanic healer, and shares her botanical knowledge with a variety of clients: individuals, schools, nonprofits, museums, private companies, even Hollywood producers. | | On Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at 10 pm, she'll make her national TV... Read More →


Saturday October 5, 2013 5:00pm - 6:00pm
The Mac Store Stage OCC, D-137

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