Writing about Ecology and Place Conference

Come participate in the Writing about Ecology and Place Conference in this creative writing workshop. This two-day workshop, Sept. 13-14, will include poetry writing, a panel led by Editor-in-Residence Simmons Buntin, keynote readings, and orientation of the play Othello as well as tickets to the Utah Shakespeare Festival production on Sept. 14.

Fall 2018

2 Days / TH, F
Cost: $160
Start Date: September 13th

Location:  Starlight Room in the Student Center
Teacher: Various


Thursday, September 13

Creative Writing Workshops
Starlight Room, Student Center

  • 9:00-10:00    Registration/Continental Breakfast
  • 10:00-11:15  Poetry Writing Workshop - Lee Ann Roripaugh
    11:30-12:30  APEX event: Gustave Arellano--Hunter Conference Center
  • 1:00-2:15      Panel led by Editor-in-Residence Simmons Buntin
    “Writing and Publishing in a World of Rapid Ecological Change”
    Guest editors of Saltfront, Sugar House Review, Pilgrimage
  • 2:30-3:45     Creative Nonfiction Workshop - Nicole Walker
  • 4:00-5:00     “Walking the Tree Map” with SUU Biologist Matt Ogburn

SUU Alumni House

  • 5:00  Reception
  • 5:30-6:30  Keynote Readings: Creative Non-Fiction and Poetry
    Nicole Walker and Lee Ann Roripaugh

The Keynote Readings and Reception are Free and Open to the Public

Friday, September 14

SUU Alumni House

  • 12:00-1:00   Lunch
  • 1:15 Orientation of the play Othello
  • 2:00-5:00  Utah Shakespeare Festival Production:  Othello


Co-sponsors include the Office of the President, the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, the English Department, the Grace A. Tanner Center for Human Values, the Utah Humanities Council Book Festival, the Art of Literature Reading Series.