Terry Tempest Williams

Co-presented by the Aspen Writer's Foundation (AWF)

Part of the AWF Winter Words Series and the ACES Jessica Catto Leadership Dialogues

Award-winning author and environmental advocate Terry Tempest Williams will share a reading with the public as part of ACES' Jessica Catto Leadership Dialogues on:

Wednesday, January 5th at 5:30pm
Paepcke Auditorium
$15 per person

"Terry Tempest Williams has such an enormous talent for exploring the nexus between humankind's creative and destructive forces. She brings home, through otherwise untold personal stories about the environment, the consequences of our actions or, our failure to act." Tom Cardamone, ACES Director

Naturalist, free speech advocate, and award-winning author Terry Tempest Williams has published sixteen books in a range of genres including novels, memoirs, poetry and essay collections, and a book for children. Her 1991memoir, Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place, is considered a classic of nevironmental literarture. WIlliams received the Distinguished Achievement Award from the Western American Literature Association, the Wallace Stegner Award given by The Center for American West, a Lannan Literary Fellowship, and a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship in creative nonfiction. She is currently the Annie Clark Tanner Scholar in Environmental Humanities at the University of Utah. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Orion magazine, numerous anthologies worldwide, and The Progressive magazinefor which she is a columnist. She divides her time between Wilson, Wyoming, and Castle Valley, UT.

This event is co-presented by the Aspen Writer's Foundation and is part of their Winter Words series. Tickets to the reading are $15. Also available are tickets to an author salon, a private after-party honoring the author ($40, and only available to AWF or ACES members). Tickets to the Terry Tempest Williams reading and author salon may be purchased starting December 10th from Aspen Show Tickets at 970.920.5700 and www.aspenshowtix.com.

Click here to read Terry's recent article "The Gulf Between Us."

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Author's Website.