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News and Highlights from Arizona Humanities

Speaker Highlight: Lili DeBarbieri

SB - Lili DeBarbieri WEBLili DeBarbieri is the author of Location Filming in Arizona and the best-selling travel narrative A Guide to Southern Arizona’s Historic Farms and Ranches, recently named a New Mexico-Arizona Book Awards Finalist. Over the years, DeBarbieri’s writing and photography have appeared in a diverse range of publications including the conservation book The Utah Prairie Dog. She is a local stringer for Agence France-Presse and serves on the Creative Advisory Board of Save Rex Ranch. DeBarbieri holds a master’s degree in library and information science from the University of Southern Mississippi and is an active professional in Arizona’s library community.

Nature Writing and the Southwest

Experience influential writers of nature and environmental literature who have used the landscape and natural beauty of the Southwest as inspiration for their works, such as John Muir, Edward Abbey, Terry Tempest Williams, Barry Lopez, and Jon Krakauer. Then, through short writing prompts and journaling activities, participants will use Arizona’s high and low desert ecology to inspire their own creative and non-fiction writing.

See Lili DeBarbieri and hear her talk, Nature Writing and The Southwest on Thursday, January 22nd at the Chino Valley Public Library!

Thursday, January 22nd
9:45 – 10:45 a.m.
Chino Valley Public Library
1020 W Palomino Road, Chino Valley, AZ 86323
928-636-9115
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