Writing About Birds as an Antidote to Despair

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Writing About Birds as an Antidote to Despair

May 12 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a nature writing workshop where we will explore how recording daily (avian!) wonders not only makes us feel more alive, but also helps us develop a practice of deep noticing and ultimately enables us to see the extraordinary in the ordinary.

Julia Zarankin is the author of the bestselling memoir FIELD NOTES FROM AN UNINTENTIONAL BIRDER (Douglas & McIntyre, 2020). Her writing has appeared in Audubon, Canadian Geographic, ON Nature, The Walrus, The Globe and Mail, Birding Magazine, Hazlitt, Threepenny Review, and Orion Magazine. She was recently a finalist for the CBC Short Story prize (2020) and she can be found at www.juliazarankin.com. When not hanging out with a spotting scope at sewage lagoons or working furiously at her desk, Julia lectures to lifelong learners in and around the GTA.

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Date:
May 12
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Zoom
Canada

Organizer

Birds Canada
Email:
ajimenez@birdscanada.org
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