The Salt Lake Tribune reports today that University of Utah professor Terry Tempest Williams has tendered her resignation after a dispute with the University over the nature of her courses within the Envrionmental Humanities Program. This seemed an appropriate time to post Camille Pack’s essay on the acclaimed […]
Camille Pack teaches Language Arts at a private boarding school and received her MA in Literature and Writing from Utah State University.
Vulnerability will be on tap when Art at the Main exhibits Cary Griffiths’ new show April 14th – May 10th, with an artist’s reception April 18th 6-9pm. While Griffiths is well known for dissonant mood work (read: expressionist abstract), Light in a Dark Place is a risk for him. “I’ve […]
You should have seen the goosebumps last year: the sold-out Libby Gardener Concert Hall caught in one ecstatic sweep of cello and poetry. I’d been merely interested but left labeling it a TOP 5 2013 experience. And it’s happening again this Friday. Coleman Barks, the whisky-voiced bard who […]
We are pleased to announced that Paisley Rekdal’s Animal Eye, from the University of Pittsburgh Press, has been selected for the 2013 15 Bytes Book Award in Poetry. Lillian-Yvonne Bertram’s But a Storm Is Blowing From Paradise by Lillian-Yvonne Bertram, published by Red Hen Press, and House Under […]
Charlotte Bell’s striking silver hair hangs to the middle of her back, her voice is quiet, and she walks with anticipation: pointing to the towering trees, florets of allium, and the neighborhood’s 100-year-old roses. Walking with her feels oddly like stepping out of Salt Lake—the noise and rush—into […]
Death in the Present Katharine Coles’ The Earth Is Not Flat by Camille Pack Katharine Coles couldn’t trust her senses. On a grant from the National Science Foundation, she boarded a ship to cross the infamous Drake Passage, the world’s roughest crossing, to live in Antarctica. For the celebrated […]
Situated next to Provo, Utah, Orem is one of the most conservative communities in the United States. I mention the politics only to mark the courage of Terry Tempest Williams and why so many of us were struck by her transparency at the Orem Library when she highlighted […]