Celebrate the Wild
Voices for the Wilderness Writing Nature 2014
Hurricane Island, Maine
June 13 -15, 2014 Cost: $500
walled tents & Cabins, moorings available @ $25 per night
Length: Two nights
going on a nature vision quest, and sharing your own work.
Walk or run on trails and rock climbing is available with an instructor for an
Group Size: 20 to
Fill out the
form and return to Sierra Club Maine, 44 Oak St, Suite 301, Portland, ME 04101
along with payment.
Salt Air and Breezes from the land
of the Pointed Fir await you when you arrive in this mid-coast area of Maine.
experience will take you to
Hurricane Island, home of the
and the Island Center for Science and Leadership. We will go by
boat from Rockland to the small island which boasts miles of hiking trails. We will spend two full days of
writing nature and experiencing an off the grid island that offers unobstructed
views of outer Penobscot Bay on out to the ocean.
It is truly an atmosphere for
rest and relaxation where the hubbub of daily life is left behind for wind, salt
and the gift of the sea.
Here you can explore your own vision of nature as you
write it, with three exceptional guides long experienced in freeing vision and
senses into verse and story.
Enjoy supportive writing
groups, going on a nature vision quest, and sharing your own work. Writers of
all levels of experience are welcome.
Poet and writer
Annie Finch is the author of six books of poetry, most recently Spells: New
and Selected Poems, as well as many books for poets including A Poet's Craft: A
Comprehensive Guide to Making and Sharing Your Poems.
Ruth Herman is a writer, teacher, editor, and performer. She is
also the founder of The
Circle of Writers, an organization offering ongoing workshops on a wide
range of themes for students of all ages.
Cait Johnson is the author of six books of popular non-fiction, including
Earth, Water, Fire, and Air and Celebrating the Great Mother: A Handbook of
Earth-Honoring Activities. She has taught creative writing, theatre, dreamwork,
and nature-based spirituality for many years.
Meet at the Hurricane Island Foundation office in Rockland to
take a boat to go directly to Hurricane Island. Click
directions to the Hurricane Island Office.