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Department of English
Creative Writing

Upcoming Event

"Listening to Nature: an Evening of Readings and Photography by Scientists and Artists"

Start: Friday, October 28, 2011 - 5:00 PM

End: Friday, October 28, 2011 - 7:30 PM

Location: Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center auditorium

Contact: Creative Writing Program,, 766-6453 or Jamie Wolf,, 721-7610

Event Details:

“Listening to Nature:  an Evening of Readings and Photography by Scientists and Artists” features great writing and photography focused on nature and the environment.  Co-sponsored by the University of Wyoming’s MFA in Creative Writing and the Wyoming Outdoor Council, the event invites the public to enjoy a display of award-winning photographs and a lively set of brief readings by students and alums of the MFA program, faculty in the arts, sciences, and humanities, and members of the local community.  Held in the auditorium of the Berry Biodiversity Conservation Center, lasting 90 minutes,  and including a wine and cheese reception,  “Listening to Nature” seeks to bring together a range of communities in celebration of the power of the image and the written word.

Guest Readers:

Ann McCutchan

Emilene Ostlind



Ann McCutchan

Ann McCutchan


Emilene Ostlind

Emilene Ostlind of Big Horn, Wyo., received her MFA in creative nonfiction writing and environment and natural resources at the University of Wyoming in May 2010. For her thesis project she and wildlife photographer Joe Riis hiked the pronghorn antelope migration corridor from Grand Teton National Park to the Red Desert and back to tell the story of one of the longest overland mammal migrations in the world through essays and photography. Emilene has worked at National Geographic magazine and as a reporter at High Country News.

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