Nature Writing Workshop
Designed for those who want to explore the creative connections between nature and writing. We’ll read some short texts that capture natural phenomena wonderfully. Then we’ll take a guided forest walk with writing prompts, stopping frequently to note our observations. We’ll have some private writing time to shape these notes, and we’ll conclude with time for anyone who wishes to share their work aloud with the group. Bring a notebook and writing tool that you can carry comfortably and make notes with as we walk. Ideal for high school students and adults.
About the facilitator: V. Penelope Pelizzon's books include Whose Flesh Is Flame, Whose Bone Is Time (Waywiser, 2014) and Nostos (Ohio University Press, 2000), which won the Poetry Society of America’s Norma Farber First Book Award.
This event is jointly sponsored by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA), Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks, and Friends of Goodwin Forest.
The James L. Goodwin Forest and Conservation Center were gifts to the people of Connecticut from James L. Goodwin, one of America's first professional foresters and a long-time CFPA Board Member. The Center is jointly managed by the Connecticut Forest & Park Association (CFPA) and the Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (CT DEEP) Division of Parks. For more information, select here.