Yaddo Artist Forums: Fighting Climate Change

Join Patricia Spears Jones in a discussion about the role of art in transforming the way we view climate change. The climate crisis threatens the survival of every species on Earth. Global warming currently impacts millions around the world, especially those who live in poverty. But to address climate change,...

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Terrain.org’s 5th Reading

On June 28th at 5:00 PM GMT-6, Taylor Brorby, Sandra Steingraber and Tamie Parker Song will be reading as part of Terrain.org‘s Reading Series. The event will be streamed live at the link below. I hope you can join us. Read more information and register here: https://www.terrain.org/events/terrainorg-reading-series-5/?fbclid=IwAR2i7DmBv7uBpWrBuhadNM2AWsRlixI4-NUEWzVwdZ3mK-VYZJzIMKpL-q0  

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May Perpetual Light Shine

After the Storm May Perpetual Light Shine – Patricia Spears Jones We have encountered storms Perfect in their drench and wreck Each of us bears an ornament of grief A ring, a notebook, a ticket torn, scar It is how humans know their kind— What is known as love, what...

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Poetry by Lauren Camp

Lauren Camp Emptiness Prayer for Agnes Martin Strewn heat lingers on the landscape, doing nothing and fills in the gaps with less and years and finally. In weeds, a flirtation of wind; slight shaking, promise. Light vaults again which is consolation, desert-full of its rows and spill. She in her...

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The Beauty and Strangeness of Bodies

Petra Kuppers, a poet, disability culture activist, and professor at the University of Michigan participates in an interview where she discusses humans’ relationships with their bodies can change the way one experiences the world. Listen to her interview where she discusses her personal perspective on this topic. Poet Petra Kuppers...

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Bringing Back Bison to the Great Plains

Cristina Eisenberg is an indigenous ecologist who has focused her career on studying bison and wolves. In this article about restoring the Great Plains ecosystem, Eisenberg contributes information on the importance of buffalo and how restoring bison populations could contribute to the fight against climate change. To read the article...

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“Disappear” by Lauren Camp

POETRY MAY 23, 202110:36 PM DISAPPEAR By Lauren Camp Back then, we each had the privilege of busy regret and before that, a question about flights or where we’d eat dinner, what time. Nothing of virus, only best butter and innumerable unisons. Desire. Each task was a choice and we strew...

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Second Geographies of Justice Reading

Join us Saturday, May 29th, for the second reading of our Geographies of Justice issue in the About Place Journal. Geographies of Justice re-imagines the maps that divide us into the privileged and the disadvantaged, that value some lives more than others; work that exposes systems of medical, environmental, and...

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The Driftless Land

Bellwort drapes its flowers upside down, like chandeliers. Kevin Koch explores the numerous plants that emerged for spring time in the Driftless Area, offering pictures and illustrative descriptions of flowers, ginger, prairie grasses and more. Kevin, Dianne and their friend, Dr. Tom Davis (an expert on plants and birds of...

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