All We Can Save: A Virtual Reading & Conversation featuring women leaders who are at the forefront of the climate movement. This event will include Academy of American Poets Chancellor Ellen Bass and Camille T. Dungy, two poet contributors to the anthology All We Can Save: Truth, Courage, and Solutions for the Climate Crisis, co-edited by climate leaders Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson and Dr. Katharine K. Wilkinson, who will also participate in the event. Thursday, February 4 at 7 p.m. EST. Free with registration. Closed captioning will be available.
To learn more about The All We Can Save Project and to purchase a copy of All We Can Save, visit: www.allwecansave.earth
Ellen Bass is the author of nine poetry collections, the most recent of which is Indigo from Copper Canyon Press. She is the recipient of fellowships from the California Arts Council and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as the Lambda Literary Award for Poetry, the Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry, and two Pushcart Prizes. Elected a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets in 2017, she teaches in the low-residency MFA program at Pacific University.
Camille Dungy is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently Trophic Cascade from Wesleyan University Press, which received the Colorado Book Award. She is also the author of Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood, and History from W. W. Norton and the editor of Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry from University of Georgia Press. Dungy is a University Distinguished Professor at Colorado State University.
Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson is a marine biologist, policy expert, writer, and Brooklyn native. She is founder of Urban Ocean Lab, a think tank for coastal cities, and is co-creator and co-host of the Spotify/Gimlet podcast How to Save a Planet. With Dr. Katharine K. Wilkinson, she co-founded The All We Can Save Project, to nurture the feminist climate renaissance.
Dr. Katharine K. Wilkinson is an author, strategist, teacher, and homegrown Atlantan, named one of 15 “women who will save the world” by Time magazine. Her writings include The Drawdown Review, the New York Times bestseller Drawdown, and Between God & Green. She co-hosts the podcast A Matter of Degrees and speaks widely, including at National Geographic, Skoll World Forum, and the United Nations.