From February 6-9, Terry Tempest Williams will visit Wake Forest University. Williams is a well-known writer, naturalist, and advocate for wild places. Throughout her life, Williams has published books of numerous genres, including poetry, nonfiction, documentary, essay collections, as well as children’s books. On top of this, Williams was a Guggenheim Fellow, and has won a number of prestigious conservation and literary awards.
During her visit, Williams will host a four-day writing workshop, deliver a public lecture and reading, and engage with interested faculty.
Student Writing Workshop
February 6-9: Williams will host a four-day Writing Workshop, allowing graduate and undergraduate Wake Forest students the opportunity to hone their writing skills with a well-known and respected author. Completion of the Writing Workshop (all four dates) will count as a 1-credit hour course. Note the workshops must be taken consecutively and will run from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. on February 6-9. Interested students from all disciplines are encouraged to apply for the workshop. Applications are due on January 16 by 5:00 p.m. Accepted students will then be registered for the workshop (ENV 301; REL 701).
Public Lecture and Reading
February 7: Williams will deliver a lecture and book reading that is free and open to the public. The lecture will be in the Byrum Welcome Center Auditorium and will begin at 6:00 p.m. A reception will follow. To attend, RSVP via EventBrite.
For questions about the workshop or other opportunities to engage, contact Luke Johnston