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BookPeople presents: Taylor Brorby

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Thursday, February 11 at 7PM

Environmentalist, Essayist, Poet
speaking & signing
Fracture: Essays, Poems, and Stories on Fracking in America


Fracture: Essays, Poems, and Stories on Fracking in America brings together a choir of established and emerging writers, giving voice to the complexities of hydraulic fracturing across the United States. During a time in which so much information is known about fracking, art is needed to move the public consciousness and national conversation towards better land practices. In the tradition of Wallace Stegner’s This is Dinosaur, Terry Tempest Williams and Stephen Trimble’s Testimony, and Rick Bass and David James Duncan’s The Heart of the Monster, Fracture braids together essays, poems, and fiction to help bring new understanding to the plight of fracking.


Taylor Brorby is an award-winning essayist, poet, and environmentalist. A fellow at the Black Earth Institute, Taylor received his M.A. in Liberal Studies from Hamline University in 2013, and is currently pursuing his MFA in Creative Writing and Environment at Iowa State University. Taylor’s work has appeared in Rock, Paper, Scissors, The Englewood Review of Books, on Minnesota Public Radio, North Dakota Public Radio, numerous newspapers, Augsburg Fortress, On Second Thought, the Northern Plains Ethics Journal, Chelsea Station, The EcoTheo Review, Sleet Magazine, Bearings, High Country News, The Loft’s Writer’s Block, and the anthology Kissing in the Chapel, Praying in the Frat House: Wrestling with Faith and College.

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Event date: 
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
603 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78703-5413