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Wild Language: An Evening of Poetry, Imagery, and Activism
Join authors and activists Drew Dellinger, Osprey Orielle Lake, and Mary Reynolds Thompson as they come together for a provocative and lively mix of performance poetry, imagery, art, and storytelling.
Drew Dellinger, author of Love Letter to the Milky Way: A Book of Poems, is an activist, spoken word performing artist, and evolutionary cosmologist.
Osprey Orielle Lake is an acclaimed sculptor and environmental activist. She is co-founder and president of the Women's Earth and Climate Caucus and the author of Uprisings for the Earth: Reconnecting Culture with Nature.
Mary Reynolds Thompson is the author of the books Reclaiming the Wild Soul: How Earth's Landscapes Restore us to Wholeness and Embrace Your Inner Wild: 52 Reflections for an Eco-Centric World.