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September 27, 2021

2022 Authors and Artists Festival: Writing the Land Poets’ Retreat

Christy Tidwell

Virtual Poetry Retreat: Healing Ourselves and the Planet

On February 25-27, 2022, a Poets’ Retreat focused on healing ourselves and the planet will take place on Zoom. Explore the relationship between your writing practice and climate change in these gentle, restorative, and inspiring workshops with like-minded poets using their craft to promote change and right relationships between humans and the rest of Nature. The retreat includes three workshops, an exclusive poetry reading, peer writing groups, and an opportunity to read in the Authors ...

Honoring Nature: An Anthology of Authors and Artists Festival Writers

Christy Tidwell

Edited by Lis McLoughlin. Human Error Publishing, 2021. 

Good poems are about more than one thing, and so is this anthology. A coalition of creatives from the first two years of the Authors and Artists Festival honor nature in their unique ways.

From poets’ and artists’ close observations of plants, rivers, and sky we move to question human identity through relationships with animals and the larger web of life. From there we indulge grief, fear, and anger to finally find hope together. Stories of art, science, ...