It is with great regret that we announce the postponement of this special event due to coronavirus precautions. We are working with Gary, Counterpoint Press, and event participants to reschedule this event for summer 2020. We will announce a new date when the time comes.
Gary Snyder comes to Point Reyes to celebrate his 90th birthday. With special guests, including former U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Hass, Jane Hirshfield, Pulitzer Prize winner Forrest Gander, Peter Coyote, Brenda Hillman, and more to be announced.
More information on the event and tickets coming soon.
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"Snyder's is a wise voice crying out on behalf of the wilderness with an authority and eloquence that's not been heard in our literature since Thoreau." --San Francisco Chronicle
About Gary Snyder
Gary Snyder is the author of sixteen collections of poetry and prose. Since 1970 he has lived in the watershed of the South Yuba River in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1975, Snyder has also been awarded the Bollingen Prize for Poetry and the Robert Kirsch Lifetime Achievement Award. His 1992 collection, No Nature, was a National Book Award finalist, and in 2008 he received the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize. Snyder is a poet, environmentalist, educator and Zen Buddhist.