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Readings from the Land: Jan Zwicky and Randy Lundy

How might poetry help us understand our relationship with the natural world in an era of rapid environmental change?

Please join us for a conversation with award-winning environmental poets Jan Zwicky and Randy Lundy, hosted by author and naturalist Trevor Herriot!

About the Authors

Jan Zwicky is a Governor General Award-winning poet and philosopher. She is the author of The Long Walk, Forge, Songs for Relinquishing the Earth, and the co-author, with Robert Bringhurst, of Learning to Die. She lives on Quadra Island in BC.

Randy Lundy is a member of the Barren Lands (Cree) First Nation. He has published three collections of poetry, Under the Night Sun, Gift of the Hawk, and Blackbird Song. He lives in Pense, Saskatchewan.

About the Host

Prairie naturalist, activist and writer Trevor Herriot is the author of six books, including Islands of Grass, Towards a Prairie Atonement, and River in a Dry Land.

Presented as a partnership between University of Regina Press and the Vertigo Series, with generous support from University of Regina's Department of English, the Humanities Research Institute, and the Saskatchewan Writers Guild.

More information:
http://www.vertigoseries.com

Date ( Add to your Calendar)
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location
University of Regina, College Avenue Building
Room 112 (CB 112)
2155 College Avenue, Regina

Free parking available at rear of building. Admission is free and all are welcome.

Contact
Morgan Tunzelmann
306-337-3325
morgan.tunzelmann@uregina.ca

Accessibility
The University has a manual wheelchair available on a first-come, first-served basis for use by campus visitors attending events. Please contact the Centre for Student Accessibility at 306-585-4631 or e-mail accessibility@uregina.ca to request use of the wheelchair. Please allow five working days notice before your visit.

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The University is committed to sustainability. Please consider taking the bus or other transportation alternatives to this event. Check bus routes, schedules, and other options. If you are driving to campus, check parking options.

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