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April 16, 2016-Creative Writing Symposium-Fracture: Essays, Poems, and Stories on Fracking in America

March 1, 2016
Fracture cover
Fracture Cover

The University of Wyoming Creative Writing program presents an all-day event on April 16, 2016 highlighting the book Fracture: Essays, Poems, and Stories on Fracking in America.  Participants include editors Stefanie Brook Trout and Taylor Brorby and authors Kathleen Dean Moore, Rick Bass, and Antonia Felix.  Co-sponsors include Zoology, American Studies, English, Geography, and Political Science.  This event is free and open to the public.

Schedule: UW-April 16, 2016

UW Conference Center Salon C

9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. --Coffee Reception with Welcoming Words

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. --Stefanie Brook Trout, "Hear No Evil: Apathy as Complicity"

10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. --Break

10:30 a.m. - 11:15 a.m. --Kathleen Dean Moore, "The View from 31,000 Feet: A Philosopher Looks at Fracking"

11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. --Break

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. --Rick Bass, "The World Below"

12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. --Lunch

2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. --Antonia Felix, "The Extravagance of Vice"

2:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. --Break

3:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. --Taylor Brorby, "The Future on Fire: Compassion in the 21st Century"

3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. --Closing Words

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. --Break/visit with the authors

Marian Rochelle Gateway Center Legacy Hall

5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. --Reception

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