August 5, 2022 at 6:44 p.m.
400 Dexter Avenue N.
Not in West Seattle, but the author lives here:
Join the Northwest Science Writers Association and Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum for a celebration of Madeleine Ostranderthe brand new non-fiction book from, At home on an unruly planet (Hold). A series of deeply narrated, vivid, and hopeful stories about American communities facing the climate crisis, the book asks, how do we find a sense of belonging and groundedness in a time of upheaval? The book, which is already garnering much acclaim, tackles this question with “uncommon research intelligence and empathy,” according to Pulitzer Prize-winning author Elizabeth Kolbert.
Award-winning KUOW Public Radio journalist John Ryan will join Madeline on stage to talk about his book, writing and reporting the longest-running science stories, and hope and solutions in times of crisis. . Madeline will share her experiences reporting from remote Alaska to Florida to here in the Pacific Northwest. Then we’ll raise a glass and have time to celebrate and mingle.
This event will take place outdoors on The Collective’s patio in South Lake Union. One ticket purchase includes one beverage of your choice (alcoholic or non-alcoholic). There is a full bar and restaurant on site.
Other organizational supporters of this event include the Jack Straw Cultural Center, Artist Trust, Hedgebrook, YES! Magazine and Society of Environmental Journalists.
August 5, 2022, 6:30-9:00 p.m. (Doors at 6:30 p.m., talk at 7:00 p.m., book signing and meetings until 9:00 p.m.), ticket price $5 to $20 (register here)