FARMINGTONThe University of Maine at Farmington is proud to present David Gessner, award-winning nonfiction author, as the next reader in its highly-respected Visiting Writers Series. Gessner will read from his work at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 12, in The Landing in the UMF Olsen Student Center. The reading is free and open to the public and will be followed by a signing by the author.

Gessner is the author of nine books and countless essays about the wild world, including, 'All the Wild That Remains: Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner and the American West.' His other books include 'Return of the Osprey,' 'Sick of Nature,' 'My Green Manifesto' and 'The Tarball Chronicles,' which won the 2012 Reed Award for Best Book on the Southern Environment and the Association for Study of Literature and the Environment's award for best book of creative writing in 2011 and 2012.

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