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National Writers Series: Robin Wall Kimmerer — June 10, 2021

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 Details here . ROBIN WALL KIMMERER Robin Wall Kimmerer is a mother, scientist, decorated professor, and enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation. She is the author of  Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teaching of Plants , which has earned Kimmerer wide acclaim. Her first book,  Gathering Moss: A Natural and Cultural History of Mosses , was awarded the John Burroughs Medal for outstanding nature writing. As a writer and a scientist, her interests in restoration include not only restoration of ecological communities, but restoration of our relationships to land. She holds a BS in Botany from SUNY ESF, an MS and PhD in Botany from the University of Wisconsin and is the author of numerous scientific papers on plant ecology, bryophyte ecology, traditional knowledge and restoration ecology.  EVENT AND BOOK This special  TICKETED  virtual event is presented in partnership with For Love of Water (FLOW), a nonprofit dedicat

It's Official. It's A Miracle We've Survived This Far

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Award winning journalist and multi-genre Indigenous author Trace L. Hentz offers critical concise and insightful examination of current events, historical and headline news, and delves into the esoteric in her powerful new creative non-fiction “WHAT JUST HAPPENED,” the second in a series “It’s a Miracle We’ve Survived This Far.” As she explores in the book how the system isn’t broken, it was built this way, she expands on what is missing from today’s media coverage. “Our attention span is getting shorter so full-length books don’t translate and work for most people, so this book is 200 pages with intense yet brief analysis from some of the best minds, living or dead.”  Hentz expands her interviews with the late Santee Sioux poet prophet musician John Trudell in the fourth section.   Formatted in a similar fashion to her book MENTAL MIDGETS | Musqonocihte, WHAT JUST HAPPENED? has new prose, poetry and her photography. How readers experience a book can be brutal intense uplifting or

Publishing ... and Other Forms of Insanity: Self-Published Book Gets Movie Deal

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Publishing ... and Other Forms of Insanity: Self-Published Book Gets Movie Deal ... Without an... : This is an eye-opening article about a writer who could not get his book published and ended up with a movie deal.   Not a single agent was interested ... Want To See Your Book Become A Movie? It’ll Take Perseverance And Patience. By D. Eric Maikranz -April 6, 2021:  Book Baby Blog From Hollywood to Nepal, this story of how a self-published novel became a major motion picture started with an author’s crazy idea of turning readers into agents. Crazy… until it worked! My debut novel, The Reincarnationist Papers , is being re-released in print, eBook, and audiobook by Blackstone Publishing this year, the same year that the movie Infinite , a Paramount Pictures adaptation of my novel starring Mark Wahlberg and Dylan O’Brien, will hit theaters globally. This has been a dream come true for me, but only a few people know what it took to get here. It’s been a long journey of ups and downs

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