Sharman Apt Russell
Science Fiction & Young Adult Literature Reading
Tuesday, April 18
WSU Campus, Bundy Reading Room, Avery Hall
Nature Walk & Writing Workshop
Wednesday, April 19
Shattuck Arboretum Amphitheater
University of Idaho Campus, Moscow
Sharman Apt Russell is an award-winning science/nature writer who also writes science fiction. Her eco-science fiction novel Knocking on Heaven’s Door came out in 2016. Her new nonfiction book Diary of a Citizen Scientist: Chasing Tiger Beetles and Other New Ways of Engaging the World won the 2016 John Burroughs Medal for Distinguished Nature Writing, the WILLA Award for Creative Nonfiction, a New Mexico/Arizona Finalist Award, and was listed by The Guardian as one of ten top nature books in 2014.
This event is co-sponsored by the University of Idaho English Department.
The WSU Visiting Writer Series brings noted poets and writers of fiction and nonfiction to campus for creative readings, class visits, workshops, and collaborative exchanges across intellectual and artistic disciplines.
For more information about the series, please contact Debbie Lee.
Previous Visiting Writers:
University of Idaho, Institute for Pacific Northwest Studies