"Writing about Place and the Environment" Creative Writing Conference

Featured Presenters



Thursday, October 14 - Starlight Room, Sharwan Smith Student Center
Time Event
10:00-11:15 Writing about Place: Reading/Discussion by Members of SUU's Creative Writing Faculty
5:00-6:00 Readings by Alastair Lee Bitsoi and Laura Stott

Panel on "Writing about Place and the Environment" by Terrain.org Editor Simmons Buntin, Laura Stott, Alastair Lee Bitsoi, Karin Anderson, and Danielle Beazer Dubrasky

Book Signings and Reception


Saturday, October 16 - West Canyon Park Pavilion
Time Event

"Humanities in the Wild"

  • Walking/Writing Workshop Along the Cedar Canyon Trail
  • In Partnership with the Utah Humanities Council and the Southern Utah Wilderness Association, co-sponsored by the Grace A. Tanner Center for Human Values.
  • Event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. Space is limited. Picnic lunch is provided.
    "Humanities in the Wild" Registration
  • Meet at the West Canyon Park Pavilion. 198 South 400 East at 10:00.
  • Workshop Leaders:
    • Alastair Bitsoi - Southern Utah Reporter, Salt Lake Tribune
    • Dr. Helen Boswell-Taylor - Biology Professor, SUU
    • Madison Daniels - Faith Community Organizer
    • Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance