Nature and Environmental Writers - College and University Educators (NEW-CUE), an interdisciplinary, non-profit, environmental education organization invites submissions for possible presentation at its Third Writers' Conference and Workshop in honor of Rachel Carson, June 15-18, 2004 at The Spruce Point Inn in Boothbay Harbor, ME. The theme for the 2004 Conference/Workshop will be Living Waters, and we welcome submissions that represent a 15-minute reading.
Featured speakers and presenters will include Carl Safina, Robert Finch, Jean Craighead George, Twig George, Kaiulani Lee and Andrea Cohen. The program will also include workshops, guided hikes, tide pool explorations and a trip to the Burnt Island Lighthouse.
Please submit if your work will add to a discussion of these - or other theme related - topics:
importance of the seas to the survival of the planet
the integration of natural science with creative writing
creative and critical approaches to literature of the sea
the sea as a symbol of ecological integrity
marine economy in the 21st Century
local, regional, national and international perspectives
urban and suburban issues related to water quality
Please visit our website for further information.
Barbara Ward Klein
c/o St. Thomas Aquinas College
Sparkill, NY 10976
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