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Posted on: Mar 31 2020 - 10:39am

Deep Water with author Ruby McConnell 2/18

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Writer and geologist Ruby McConnell presents "Deep Water," a discussion of the policies, politics, and attitudes that have shaped Oregonian's relationship to the shoreline and response to climate change. This event is a part of Lake Oswego Reads 2020.

Ruby McConnell is a writer, geologist, and environmental advocate living and writing in the Pacific Northwest. Her work examining the relationships between landscape and the human experience won an Oregon Literary Arts Fellowship in 2016 and has been published in Grain Literary Magazine, Entropy, Oregon Humanities, Complex Online, Huff Post, Mother Earth News, Grow Magazine, Seattle Backpackers, and Misadventures Magazine, among others. Her first book, A Woman’s Guide to the Wild, was published in 2015 to overwhelmingly positive reviews. The companion volume, A Girl’s Guide to the Wild was released in 2019. A collection of her essays entitled Ground Truth is due out in the spring of 2020 via Overcup Books. You can almost always find her in the woods. 


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