Elizabeth Rush regularly speaks about RISING, the language of climate change, the practice of creative non-fiction and the need for new environmental narratives.
To arrange a Speaking Engagement, Contact Christie Hinrichs at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (541) 797-2217.
Upcoming Readings & Public Lectures:
Falmouth Public Library, MA: September 7, 2019
Elizabeth Rush & Heather Goldstone in conversation LEARN MORE
Brooklyn Book Festival: September 22, 2019
In conversation with Bill McKibben LEARN MORE
SUNY Maritime, NYC: October 3, 2019
Community Read and Library Lecture Series
Sierra Club Maine: October 10, 2019
Annual Celebration with guest speaker, Elizabeth Rush LEARN MORE
Twenty Stories, Providence RI: November 1 2019
In conversation with Bathsheba Demuth LEARN MORE
Corvallis-Benton Public Library, Corvallis Oregon: January 14, 2019
Rising reading LEARN MORE
Cary Institute for Ecosystem Studies: January 17,2019
Public Lecture LEARN MORE
University of Oregon, OR: March 5th, 2020
The Robert D. Clark Lecture in the Humanities LEARN MORE
Sacred Heart Education International, Miami, FL: Sunday April 26, 2020
Caring for Our Common Home LEARN MORE
Blake School Minneapolis, MN: April 30, 2020-May 1 2020
Annual Visiting Otis Environmental Author LEARN MORE
Nantucket Book Festival, MA: June 18, 2020-June 21 2020
Selected Events LEARN MORE
Past Readings, Lectures, Workshops & Exhibitions:
July 11th, 2019: Chautauqua Institute, NY. “A Planet in Balance: A Week Partnership with National Geographic Society.”
November 10th, 2018: Portland Book Festival, Portland, OR, which ran on Oregon Public Broadcasting’s State of Wonder.
November 7th, 2018: Future Cities / / Future Coasts at the River and Coastal Center, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
November 1st, 2018: “Dispatches from the New American Shore” at the Newport Preservation Society, Newport RI.
October 29th, 2018: Chicago Public Library with the Natural Resources Defense Council.
October 27th, 2018: ANNUAL OTIS LECTURE ON THE ENVIRONMENT, Bates College, Lewiston Maine.
May 3rd 2018: ” Keynote at the CUNY Graduate Center’s “Home in the Time of Climate Change” conference. New York City. 85 Saint Nicolas Terrace. 7pm.
April 14th 2018: “603 Writers’ Conference: Writing from the Heart.” Hosted by the New Hampshire Writer’s Project. Southern New Hampshire University. For more information click here.
April 13th 2018: Earth, Itself 2018: Water’s Edge 2:30-4:30 Solids / Liquids panel discussion with Anne Waldman and Brenda Hillman at Brown University.
February 23rd 2018: “Writing Climate Change: A Roundtable with Public Scholars.” 3 pm. Cogut Institute for the Humanities at Brown University
March 8th 2018: “Navigating Uncertain Terrain: Essayists of Milkweed Editions.” AWP Conference. Tampa Convention Center. Room 20 & 21. 1:30-2:45 pm.
Strategic Retreat as Resilience. Panel Moderator. The Municipal Arts Society of New York Annual Summit. The Morgan Library in New York.October 16, 2017.
“Rebuilding or Relocating: How to Respond to Climate Change.” Happold Foundation Annual Lecture. Featured Panelist. The New School. Star Foundation Hall. Wednesday April 5th 2017. 6 pm.
Invited Talk. “Teaching Climate Change in Maine.” University of Maine. November 10th 2016. 12-1:30.
Reading. Oregon State. Corvallis, Oregon. Friday, May 27th 2016.
Writing Workshop. Unearthing Ideas in the Elements: A Weekend on Stone Pond, New Hampshire. Visiting Writing. June 18th.
Lesley University. MFA Nonfiction Workshop. Visiting Writer.Boston Massachusetts. June 25th 10:30-12.
“The New Nature Writing” panel discussion. Association of Writers & Writing Programs Conference. Los Angles. Gold Salon 4, JW Marriott LA, 1st Floor. Thursday, March 31, 2016. 4:30 pm to 5:45 pm.
“Still Lifes from a Vanishing City: Essays and Photographs from Yangon, Myanmar. Art Vietnam Gallery. Hanoi, Vietnam. Exhibition Opening April 15th. Exhibition Dates: April 15th- May 6th.
Language Arts Live! Reading. Bates College. Lewiston Maine. October 14th, 6:30 pm
Reading and Workshop. Ubud Writers Festival. Bali, Indonesia. October 29th.
“Wild NYC.” Lecture, New York University’s Gallatin School. Dec. 4 2014.
“Still Lifes from a Vanishing City.” Lecture and exhibition. McIninch Gallery, Southern New Hampshire University, Jan. 15-Feb 28 2015.
“Lost & Found: Hanoi.” Group Exhibition, Goethe Institute Hanoi, April 15th– May 15th 2014, (Curator).