Leah Naomi Green is the author of The More Extravagant Feast, selected by Li-Young Lee for the Walt Whitman Award of The Academy of American Poets. She received the 2021 Lucille Clifton Legacy Award for compassion, courage, truth-telling, and commitment to justice, as well an Academy of American Poets 2021 Treehouse Climate Action Poetry Prize. The More Extravagant Feast was named “one of the best books of 2020” by The Boston Globe and was featured on NPR’s All Things Considered. Green teaches English and environmental studies at Washington and Lee University, and served as the 2021 Sherwood Anderson Distinguished Visiting Writer in Poetry at Guilford College. She lives in an ecological community in Rockbridge County, Virginia where she and her family homestead and grow much of their food for the year.

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Solastalgia: An Anthology of Emotion in a Disappearing World

March 21, 2024 12:30PM – 2PM

Three authors will discuss the meaning of climate change in the face of the people and places they love and their vision of what we can create.

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