Writing and the Environment

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Date/Time:Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013 at 9:00 am
Location:Cardinal Room, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
Contact:
Phone:515-294-9934
Channel:Lectures Program
Categories:Lectures, Live Green
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Join Charles Fishman, author of The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water, for an informal discussion about science writing and writing about the environment.

Charles Fishman is an award-winning investigative and magazine journalist who has spent the last twenty years trying to get inside, understand and explain important organizations, from NASA to Tupperware to Wal-Mart. Since 1996 he has been a senior writer at Fast Company magazine. He is also the author of The Walmart Effect. He will discuss the process of researching and writing The Big Thirst. Melissa Lamberton, a candidate in the MFA Program in Creative Writing and Environment, will moderate the discussion.