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Intersections 2018: Writing from Planet Earth

Arts + Literature Laboratory
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Whether we identify as rural, urban, or suburban; as native, immigrant, or exile, we are marked by place and we make a mark on places we live by how we choose to live. This intersection of place and identity is reflected in the language we use and the stories we tell. Join Arts + Literature Laboratory and Black Earth Institute at Olbrich Gardens on Earth Day, April 22 with a special reading. This reading features writers exploring the Earth and landscape as the ultimate context for words, actions, hopes, and fears, as well as two 15-minute open mics*. In the second hour, Black Earth Institute will spotlight local writers opposing the Cardinal Hickory Creek transmission line and defending the Driftless Area.

*You can reserve your spot for the open mic by emailing literature@artlitlab.org. Each open mic reader gets 3 minutes.

See website for the complete schedule and readers' bios: http://artlitlab.org/events/intersections-2018-writing-from-planet-earth#

Marcela Fuentes
Jason Labbe
Kate Viera
Nathan J. Reid
Morgan Harlow
Kabel Mishka Ligot
Michael Malone
Kevin Koch
Catherine Young
Chuck Tennessen
Michael McDermott