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Celebrate the Wild

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Celebrate the Wild

Voices for the Wilderness Writing Nature 2014
Lunksoos Camps, East Branch Penobscot River, Staceyville, Maine

October 3-5, 2014          Cost: $200

 

Location: Staceyville, ME

Lodging: Cabins

Food: Shared potluck

Length: Two nights

Activities: Writing workshops, walking.

Group Size: 20 to 30

To Register:
Fill out the registration form and return to Sierra Club Maine, 44 Oak St, Suite 301, Portland, ME 04101 along with payment.

LUNKSOOS CAMPS

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.


Workshop Leaders:

Annie Finch: 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: 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: 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.

 

 

 

 
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