Walking the High Sierra: An Evening with Gary Snyder and Tom Killion
- EVT 600
- May 29
- 7:30 pm
- CEMEX Auditorium, GSB Knight Management Center
No Registration Required
This program is co-sponsored by Stanford Continuing Studies, Planet Earth Arts @ Stanford, and Stanford’s Creative Writing Program.
Gary Snyder, Poet Gary Snyder is the author of two dozen books of poetry and prose. He received the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry in 1975 for his collection Turtle Island, the American Book Award in 1984 for Axe Handles: Poems, and in 2012, the Wallace Stevens Award for lifetime achievement from the Academy of American Poets.
Tom Killion, Artist Tom Killion grew up in Marin County on the slopes of Mount Tamalpais, where the rugged landscape inspired him from an early age. He is the founder of Quail Press and his hand-printed books include 28 Views of Mount Tamalpais, The Coast of California, and Walls: A Journey Across Three Continents. He is also the subject of a documentary film currently in production, Journey to Hokusai. Killion received a PhD in African history from Stanford.
Primary Event Organizer: Continuing Studies
Parking Suggestions: GSB Knight Management Center Garage; Maples Lot
Book Sales: Yes; credit card payment only
Book Signing: TBA
Audio/Video Recording: TBA
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