Selected Past Events: Videos, Audio, Photo Galleries + More
Terrain.org Reading Series
September 27, 2021 | Terrain.org Reading Series 8 Featuring Joy Castro, Elizabeth Jacobson, and Allen Braden. Hosted by Juan J. Morales.
August 23, 2021 | Terrain.org Reading Series 7 Featuring Alison Hawthorne Deming, Suzanne S. Rancourt, and Anne Haven McDonnell. Hosted by Derek Sheffield. Sponsored by Sheffield Utility Sales.
July 26, 2021 | Terrain.org Reading Series 6 Featuring Kim Stafford, Elizabeth Dodd, and José Angel Araguz. Hosted by Anne Haven McDonnell. Held in conjunction with the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (ASLE) bienneial conference.
June 28, 2021 | Terrain.org Reading Series 5 Featuring Sandra Steingraber, Taylor Brorby, and Tamie Parker Song. Hosted by Elizabeth Dodd. Sponsored by the Michael Donnelly Faculty Award at Kansas State University.
May 24, 2021 | Terrain.org Reading Series 4 Featuring Rhina P. Espaillat, Lee Herrick, and Chaun Ballard. Hosted by Suzanne Frischkorn. Sponsored by the Institute for Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
April 26, 2021 | Terrain.org Reading Series 3 Featuring Jane Hirshfield, J. Drew Lanham, and Derek Sheffield. Hosted by Alison Hawthorne Deming. Sponsored by the Alison Hawthorne Deming Regents Professorship at the University of Arizona.
March 22, 2021 | Terrain.org Reading Series 2 Featuring Arthur Sze, Susan Cohen, Kristina Moriconi, and Cameron Walker. Hosted by Derek Sheffield. Sponsored by Knight Law Firm, PC.
February 22, 2021 | Terrain.org Reading Series 1 Featuring Janisse Ray, Juan J. Morales, and Brittney Corrigan. Hosted by Elizabeth Dodd. Sponsored by the Michael Donnelly Faculty Award at Kansas State University.
Dear America Events
November 10, 2020 | After the Election Reading and Town Hall, Hosted by Seattle’s Elliott Bay Book Company Featuring Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Cherene Sherrard, Alison Hawthorne Deming, Simmons Buntin, Derek Sheffield, and Elizabeth Dodd
October 19, 2020 | Dear America Virtual Town Hall Featuring Sherwin Bitsui (in absentia), Fenton Johnson, Debra Marquart, and Aimee Nezhukumatathil
September 23, 2020 | Dear America Virtual Town Hall Featuring David Gessner, Victoria Chang, Chris Dombroswki, Ana Maria Spagna, and Jeffrey Foucault
August 19, 2020 | Dear America Virtual Town Hall Featuring Camille T. Dungy, Allison Hedge Coke, Todd Boss, and Heather Ryan
July 22, 2020 | Dear America Virtual Town Hall Featuring Sandra Steingraber, Francisco Cantú, Diana Babineau, and Dean Rader
June 24, 2020 | Dear America Virtual Town Hall Featuring Jane Hirshfield, J. Drew Lanham, Kurt Caswell, and Blas Falconer
May 20, 2020 | Dear America Virtual Town Hall Featuring Pam Houston, Elena Passarello, Elizabeth Bradfield, and Arthur Sze
April 22, 2020 | Dear America Virtual Town Hall
50th Anniversary of Earth Day Featuring Alison Hawthorne Deming, Ellen Bass, Robin Wall Kimmerer, and Naomi Shihab Nye
October 6-7, 2016 | Poetry, Ecology, and Place in a Technological World Southern Utah University, Cedar City, Utah Terrain.org editor-in-chief Simmons Buntin served with Sherwin Bitsui as keynote readers. Simmons also facilitated a workshop on publishing, with Pilgrimage editor Juan Morales.
March 6-9, 2013 | Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Annual Conference and Bookfair Boston, Massachusetts Terrain.org’s literary reading with Hawk & Handsaw: The Journal of Creative Sustainability and Ecotone: Reimagining Place, sponsored and hosted by the Emerald Necklace Conservancy, featured wonderful readings from David Gessner, Sheryl St. Germain, Derek Sheffield, Cynthia Huntington, Joe Wilkins, Lauren Eggert-Crowe, and Bill Roorbach.
March 3, 2012 | Reading: Terrain.org 15th Anniversary Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Annual Conference and Bookfair Chicago, Illinois We celebrated Terrain.org’s 15th anniversary with a reading at AWP, hosted by nonfiction editor Joshua Foster, and featuring readings by Elizabeth Dodd, Kathryn Miles, Lauret Savoy, and Andrew Wingfield.
February 5, 2011 | “Live from AWP” Interview with Terrain.org editor-in-chief Simmons Buntin
Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Annual Conference and Bookfair Washington, D.C. Terrain.org contributing editor Rafael Otto interviews Terrain.org’s editor-in-chief, live from the Terrain.org table.
April 7-10, 2010 | Reading: “Wild Lives /Raucous Pens”, Bookfair Table, and More
Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Annual Conference and Bookfair Denver, Colorado View photos from the Terrain.org / Hawk & Handsaw “Wild Lives / Raucous Pen” reading, AWP bookfair (Terrain.org table), and more.
September 24, 2009 | Launch and Reading: Terrain.org Issue 24, co-sponsored by Center for Biological Diversity The University of Arizona Poetry Center, Tucson, Arizona A celebratory event for the launch of Issue 24. Borders + Bridges, with readings by Deborah Fries, Christopher Cokinos, Pamela Uschuk, and David Rothenberg.
June 1-8, 2009 | Terrain.org Editor-in-Chief Simmons Buntin Blogs ASLE
Association for the Study of Literature and Environment 2009 Biennial Conference University of Victoria, Victoria, British Columbia What happens when Terrain.org’s editor-in-chief spends a week at the ASLE conference in Victoria? Lots of photos and blogging, for starters.
February 2, 2008 | Panel: The Future of Environmental Essay
Association of Writers and Writing Programs (AWP) Annual Conference and Bookfair New York City, New York Moderated by Terrain.org editor-in-chief Simmons Buntin and featuring Alison Hawthorne Deming, David Gessner, David Rothenberg, and Lauret Savoy
January 31, 2008 | Reading: Terrain.org 10th Anniversary Cornelia Street Cafe, New York City, New York Featuring Scott Edward Anderson, Teague Bohlen, Simmons B. Buntin, Scott Calhoun, Philip Fried, Deborah Fries, Suzanne Frischkorn, Donna J. Gelagotis Lee, Dennis Must, Shann Palmer, David Rothenberg, Andrew Wingfield, and Jake Adam York