Tag Archives: Sowell Conference

New Collections and Current Projects

What’s new at Sowell? Here’s a quick rundown of the latest acquisitions and the upcoming conference and essay contest.  Collections In late 2013 we acquired the Doug and Andrea Peacock Papers. Doug Peacock, a Vietnam veteran and grizzly bear expert, … Continue reading

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Susan Brind Morrow’s Journals and Notebooks: Reading and Discovery

Susan Brind Morrow will visit Texas Tech University as a featured speaker for our fourth annual Sowell Collection Conference to be held April 16-18, 2015.  In preparation for her visit and for talking to undergraduate students about Morrow’s books, I … Continue reading

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Robert Michael Pyle’s Writings from Wallowa-Whitman National Forest

During the Sowell Collection Conference held in April 2013, our book signing events brought us all some unexpected joy and gratitude.  When Robert Michael Pyle prepared to come to Lubbock as a featured speaker for the Conference, he packed his … Continue reading

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Gretel Ehrlich and the Sowell Collection Conference

The Sowell Conference offers student nature writers the unique opportunity to interact and discuss their work with world-renowned environmental writers. It is a rare opportunity when an amateur in any craft has the chance to share their work with the … Continue reading

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