As part of our Spring Pacific Northwest Authors lecture series, The Seward Park Environmental and Audubon Center will be featuring three local authors and their work related to environmental issues. Our three authors include: Children’s Author Jen Heger, Nicholas O’Connell, and David Montgomery. Below is an outline of each event.
Jen Heger—“I'm Nocturnal. How About You?" Saturday, March 28th 10am-12pm
Jen will join us for a morning of special readings from her book “I'm Nocturnal. How About You?" This enhanced Toddler Tales and Trails will include a light brunch finger food, special children's activities and arts and crafts, a reading given by the author at 10:30, and a reception afterwards. Bring your family down to the Center for a delightful morning with Jen and Audubon Center naturalists, staff, and volunteers.
For more information about Jen Heger, please visit: http://www.jenheger.com/writing.php
Nicholas O'Connell—"On Sacred Ground: The Spirit of Place in Pacific Northwest Literature." Tuesday, April 28th 6:00-8:30pm
Please join us at the Center for a delightful evening with Nicholas as he helps us discover and how the relationship between people and place can be traced though the history of Pacific Northwest literature. This event is free and open to the public and includes a catered reception, an author led talk about the book, and a signing with the author.
For more information about Nicholas and his work, please visit: http://www.thewritersworkshop.net/
David Montgomery—"Dirt: The Erosion of Civilizations." Tuesday, May 26th 6:00-8:30pm
Please join us at the Center for a wonderful evening with David as he traces the history of agriculture around the world and teaches us the importance of caring for and preserving the world's limited supply of soil. This event is free and open to the public and includes a catered reception, an author led talk about the book, and a signing with the author.
For more information about David and his work please read this article: http://duff.ess.washington.edu/grg/publications/pdfs/Dirt_review.pdf