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Emerald Read: Panel Discussion
September 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT
Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore
by Elizabeth Rush
Climate change is in the news every day with sea level rise affecting people around the globe. An author widely recognized for her lyrical writing, Elizabeth Rush conveys first hand testimonials to reveal how sea level rise is affecting American shorelines. Her storytelling and interviewing techniques invite the reader to the ocean front as she asks residents to tell their flood stories and relates the irrevocable impact. Finalist for Pulitzer Prize!
Learn about storytelling and interview techniques that can transport readers and viewers to the forefront of events and stories. An enlightening evening with Brad Willis, retired NBC News foreign correspondent; Joshua Chao, English literature educator; and photographer Kel Casey. Science is all around us. These panelists use and teach the tools needed to communicate effectively.
You need not read the book to attend.