Celebrate the Wild
Voices for the Wilderness Writing Nature 2014
Lunksoos Camps, East Branch Penobscot River, Staceyville, Maine
October 3-5, 2014 Cost: $200
Length: Two nights
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.
Brilliant fall foliage will have just begun to show its colors in northern Maine
when you begin this Wild event.
Lunksoos Camps, a rustic, historic camp located on the East Branch of the
Penobscot River, just north of Staceyville, ME is the site of the Women’s
Voices’ Celebrate the Wild, WritingNature workshop in celebration of the 50th
Anniversary of the Wilderness Act.
Thoreau explored Lunksoos on his 1857 canoe trip, his third visit to the
Katahdin Region. And in 1920 , Maine Gov. Percival P. Baxter camped at Lunksoos
the night before his first ascent of Katahdin.
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.