Saturday • May 21 • 10 to 11:30am • Wilkinson Public Library
Word Up! A tandem of moderated panels with authors and journalists

Environmental Journalism: The State of the Art ... Featuring panelists Judy Muller (USC Annenberg professor of journalism, NPR contributor, and author of Emus Loose in Egnar: Big Stories from Small Towns), Amy Irvine (MFA Faculty Fellow at Southern New Hampshire University and winner of both the Orion Book Award and Colorado Book Award forTrespass: Living at the Edge of the Promised Land), Alec Jacobsen (Executive Director of the San Juan Independent and former Editor in Chief of ArtsRiot.com), and Heller. This panel will be moderated by writer Craig Childs (MFA Faculty Fellow at both University of Alaska Anchorage and Southern New Hampshire University and author of House of Rain:Tracking a Vanished Civilization Across the American Southwest and The Secret Knowledge of Water: Discovering the Essence of the American Desert).