2016 Calendar of Events

February 5, 2016
Keynote address, Oregon Higher Education Sustainability Conference, Lane Community College, Eugene, Oregon. 8:00am.

February 5, 2016
Evening of arts and the wild, Peace United Church of Christ and Environmental Studies Program, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California. 7pm.

February 6, 2016
Keynote address, "Great Tide Rising," Peace United Church of Christ and Environmental Studies Program, UC Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California. Morning.

February 9, 2016
Book launch and reading, Kathleen's new book, Great Tide Rising: Toward Clarity and Moral Courage in a Time of Planetary Change. Powell's Bookstore, 1005 Burnside, Portland. 7:30.

February 11, 2016
Book launch celebration and reading. Great Tide Rising. Corvallis Arts Center, Corvallis, Oregon, 7 pm. Sponsored by the Spring Creek Project and Grassroots Books and Music.

February 25, 2016
Book launch for Great Tide Rising. Tsunami Books in Eugene, OR. Sponsored by 350.Eugene. 6:30PM.

February 27, 2016
Performance, "In a Time of Extinctions, a Call to Life" with pianist Rachelle McCabe. Portland Oregon, 350.PDX. 7:00pm at the Central Lutheran Church, 1820 NE 21st Ave, Portland.

March 2, 2016
Performance. "In a Time of Extinction, a Call to Life," with pianist Rachelle McCabe. Auburn, California, Sierra Foothills Unitarian Universalist Church.

March 5, 2016
Public address, "Great Tide Rising, A Call to Clarity and Moral Courage." Good Shepherd UCC, Sahuarita, Arizona. 3:00

March 6, 2016
Performance, "In a Time of Extinctions, a Call to Life," with classical pianist Rachelle McCabe. Good Shepherd UCC, Sahuarita, Arizona. 3:00-4:30

March 7-10, 2016
Venues throughout North Dakota. Public conversations about fracking and book tour for Fracture: Essays, Poems, and Stories about Fracking in America.

March 12-13, 2016
Tucson Festival of the Book. Tucson, Arizona. Public Lecture, "Great Tide Rising". Public conversation with Terry Tempest Williams about national parks and her new book The Hour of Land. Times TBA.

April 6, 2016
Public reading, "Great Tide Rising." Linfield College, McMinnville, Oregon. 7:00pm

April 15-16, 2016
Public lecture. Fracking. University of Wyoming. Details TBA.

April 21, 2016
Reading. Writer’s Series, Pendleton Center for the Arts, Pendleton, OR. 7:00pm

April 27, 2016
Keynote Lecture, Gustavus College, Gustavus, MN. "Divestment."

May 19, 2016
Public reading, "Great Tide Rising and other Love Stories,” Paulina Springs Bookstore, Sisters, OR. 6:30pm.

May 28, 2016
Commencement address and acceptance of honorary degree. Northland College, Ashland, Wisconsin.

September 1-5, 2016
"A Call to Life, in a Time of Extinctions." Writer Kathleen Dean Moore and Pianist Rachelle McCabe, in concert. World Congress of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature." Time and place TBA.

September 27, 2016
Concert Presentation, with pianist Rachelle McCabe playing Rachmaninoff, "A Call to Life, in a Time of Extinctions", Mt. Royal University, Calgary, Canada. Time and place TBA.

September 30, 2016
"A Call to Life, in a Time of Extinctions." Writer Kathleen Dean Moore and pianist Rachelle McCabe, in concert. Mt. Royal University, Calgary, Canada. Time and place TBA.

September 30 – October 2, 2016
Blue River Writers' Gathering, Blue River, Oregon.

October 4–6, 2016
Keynote address, "Great Tide Rising," California Islands Symposium, Ventura, CA.

October 5, 2016
Keynote address, "Mapping a *New* Geography of Hope: Sliding Baselines, Diminished Expectations, and the Future of Protected Places." California Islands Symposium, Ventura, CA. 8:30am.

October 17–21, 2016
Wuertele Distinguished Visitor, Carleton College, Northland, MN. Places and times TBA. Contact Michael Kowalewski at Carleton.

  • Oct. 18: Environmental Studies Workshop. "Between Hell and High Water. How to Do Conservation Science that Matters." With Jonathan W. Moore, Ero Liber Chair of Coastal Studies, Simon Fraser University.
  • Oct. 19: Classroom visits.
  • Oct. 20: Public lecture, "Great Tide Rising."
  • Oct. 21: Public writing workshop, "Nature Writing in a World on Fire."

October 22, 2016
Book Club Meeting, with Charter for Compassion International Global Read, "Great Tide Rising." Virtual conversation, details TBA.

November 19, 2016
Book signing, "Great Tide Rising" and "Piano Tide." Wild Arts Festival, Portland Audubon Society, Montgomery Park, Portland, OR. 10am – 6pm.

December 3, 2016
Book launch for "Piano Tide, a novel". Village Books, Bellingham, WA, 7pm.

December 5, 2016
Book launch for "Piano Tide, a novel", Corvallis Public Library, Corvallis, OR, 7pm. Co-sponsored by Grassroots Books and Music and the Spring Creek Project. "With readings, photographs of Piano Tide's stunning setting, and of course, a banjo player, Kathleen presents her newest book."

December 12, 2016
Launch date for Kathleen's novel, "Piano Tide." Event details to come! If you would like to schedule an event, just let us know.