Creative Writers Series: Heather Durham, “Field Notes: Human/Nature”

Heather Durham’s “Going Feral: Field Notes on Wonder and Wanderlust” (2019) is described as a memoir-in-essays about the restless human animal. She holds master’s degrees in both creative nonfiction and environmental biology, and works at Wilderness Awareness School in the foothills of the Washington Cascades.

About the series
Six writers will speak about their work as part of the annual WSU Vancouver Creative Writers Series. The series features presentations on six Tuesday evenings between Jan. 21 and April 7. The university’s Council on Equity, Diversity and Inclusion will sponsor receptions after the talks on Jan. 21 and March 3.

Upcoming presentations:

  • Feb. 18: Cameron McGill, “Poet on the Run”
  • March 3: Turiya Autry, “Performance Art and the Black Experience”
  • March 24: Beth Harrington, “The Intersection of Music and Film”
  • April 7: Rebecca Clarren, “One Writer’s Path: From Investigative Journalist to Novelist”
Library Building, Room 201
Who can participate:
Open to the public

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