Poetry & Science: Our Intimate Connections to Trees with Nalini Nadkarni & Forrest Gander

The second event in the Poetry & Science series, introduced and moderated by Field Work Poet-in-Residence Alison Hawthorne Deming, convenes vital voices in the fields of ecology and ecopoetics. The evening features canopy ecologist Nalini Nadkarni in discussion with Forrest Gander, winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, whose background in geology informs his poetic practice. Gander will also discuss his late wife C. D. Wright’s posthumously published Casting Deep Shade, which investigates the coevolution of humans and beech trees informed by ecology, folklore, and history. Introduced and moderated by Alison Hawthorne Deming. Special thanks to Laura Manuelidis for her generous support of this series. Admission is $10, $7 for students and seniors, free for members. No one turned away for inability to pay. Poets House is an ADA-accessible facility.