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Diane Ackerman, author of ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife,’ at Concord Academy

November 16, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

- Free

Diane Ackerman, best-selling poet, novelist, and non-fiction writer, recipient of the 2015 Henry David Thoreau Prize and a Pulitzer Prize finalist, will be accepting on behalf of the poet Mary Oliver, the 2018 Henry David Thoreau Writing Prize.

Ms. Ackerman will speak about her own work as a nature writer before discussing Mary Oliver’s splendid work and reading from her poetry.

Free and open to the public. Please RSVP info@thoreaufarm.org .

This event is co-sponsored by the Thoreau Society and Thoreau Farm.

The Thoreau Prize was established in 2010 to honor the best American nature writers in poetry, fiction, and non-fiction prose. Previous winners include Gretel Ehrlich, E. O. Wilson, Gary Snyder, T. C. Boyle, Peter Matthiessen, Diane Ackerman, Linda Hogan, Sy Montgomery, and Bernd Heinrich.

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Date:
November 16, 2018
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://www.thoreaufarm.org

Venue

Concord Academy Chapel, 166 Main St., Concord
166 Main St.
Concord, MA 01741 United States
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Phone:
9786106466