SCW 17 Keynote: Radical Empathy: Writing in the Anthropocene @ Chatham University Eden Hall Farm, Gibsonia [17 July]

SCW 17 Keynote: Radical Empathy: Writing in the Anthropocene

19:00 - 21:00

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Chatham University Eden Hall Farm
6035 Ridge Rd, Gibsonia, Pennsylvania 15044
Join us for the opening reception and keynote speech to kick off this year's Summer Community of Writers!

Esther Barazzone Center, Broadhurst Forum


BK Loren is the award winning author of the novel THEFT, and the essay collection, ANIMAL, MINERAL, RADICAL. Her short fiction and essays have garnered many national awards and have been published in The Best Spiritual Writing Anthologies (2004 and 2012), Parabola, Yoga International, Orion Magazine, and many others. She is from a working class family and has usually worked in jobs that allow space to write as she works. She's been a ranch hand, a cook for a gourmet catering service in NYC, a cook, also, in a cafe run by a reverend healer who cured people's ailments with a pendulum and herbs. She was also an aide on a locked psych ward, a tenured college teacher, and a furniture builder. She was extremely grateful for the chance to go to college (not a given)–and she attended the University of Colorado (Classics/Philosophy), the University of New Mexico (Lit), and the Iowa Writers' Workshop, (Fiction). She feels that her varied experiences in other fields inform her writing as much as her schooling has. The publishing editor of her first book told her I wrote like she was raised by wolves. She tries to live up to that daily. TWITTER FACEBOOK RADIO KRUU, WRITERS' VOICE KBOO, a podcast from Orion Magazine and something completely different than Theft or Animal, Mineral, Radical. Theft has been optioned for film, and BK will be writing the screenplay.
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