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Beyond the Llano (April 17)

The Conference on the Sowell Family Collection in Literature, Community, and the Natural World is April 19-21! Featured speakers include Trevor Herriot, Toni Jensen, and Priscilla Ybarra. At Medium, Arty Mangan, Director of Restorative Food Systems for Bioneers, interviewed Gary … Continue reading

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Beyond the Llano (April 3)

Robert Michael Pyle is collaborating with musician Krist Novoselic. Listen to Butterfly Launches from Spar Pole at Soundcloud and stay tuned for info on upcoming performances and a not-too-distant album. “It’s true that the canon of literary nonfiction about the … Continue reading

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Beyond the Llano (March 20)

On April 2, the John Burroughs Association will award Pattiann Rogers a special John Burroughs Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Nature Poetry “in recognition of the power and permanence of Rogers’ entire body of work.” “The new American narrative isn’t … Continue reading

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Beyond the Llano (March 7)

Check out David Quammen’s First There Were Microbes. Then Life on Earth Got Big in National Geographic. Annick Smith looks back after 30 years of The Last Best Place. Buzzfeed profiles Terese Marie Mailhot, Tommy Orange and the new wave … Continue reading

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Beyond the Llano (Feb. 20)

Ready your phones and pens: President Trump released his proposed FY 2019 budget. It cuts support for the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and other cultural agencies. … Continue reading

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Beyond the Llano (Feb. 6)

The 2018 PEN America Literary Awards finalists have been announced. They include Layli Long Soldier’s Whereas and Robert Leonard Reid’s Because It Is So Beautiful: Unraveling the Mystique of the American West. Library of America interviews Wendell Berry in conjunction … Continue reading

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Beyond the Llano (Jan. 23)

A good place to find books for the 2018 Reading Naturally Challenge: Outside’s Women Writing About the Wild: 25 Essential Authors including Sowell author Gretel Ehrlich. Others appear throughout various Sowell writers’ collections too – Rachel Carson, Ann Zwinger, Alison … Continue reading

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