An Intimate Conversation About the U.S. Election, the State of Democracy, and The Most Radical Thing You Can Do.
Join Orion Magazine and Point Reyes Books for a post-Election Day exchange between two of the world’s most prominent voices for justice and the environment, Rebecca Solnit and Terry Tempest Williams. Solnit is currently an advisor to Orion, while Williams is a contributing editor.
This event will be streamed on our Crowdcast channel. Please REGISTER HERE.
About The Most Radical Thing You Can Do
This event marks the publication of Orion’s new anthology, The Most Radical Thing You Can Do: The Best Political Essays from Orion Magazine. The collection includes work by both Rebecca Solnit and Terry Tempest Williams, as well as Robin Wall Kimmerer, Glenis Redmond, Bill McKibben, Winona LaDuke, Scott Russell Sanders, Wendell Berry, Sandra Steingraber, Barbara Kingsolver, and others. The book is available here.
About the Authors
Rebecca Solnit is the author of more than twenty books, including A Field Guide to Getting Lost, The Faraway Nearby, A Paradise Built in Hell, River of Shadows, and Wanderlust. She is also the author of Men Explain Things to Me and many essays on feminism, activism and social change, hope, and the climate crisis. A product of the California public education system from kindergarten to graduate school, she is a regular contributor to The Guardian and other publications.
Terry Tempest Williams is the award-winning author of The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks; Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place; Finding Beauty in a Broken World; and When Women Were Birds, among other books. Her work is widely taught and anthologized around the world. A member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, she is currently the Writer-in-Residence at the Harvard Divinity School and divides her time between Cambridge, Massachusetts and Castle Valley, Utah.