Light in the Trees (TEXAS TECH UNIV. PRESS)
Thursday • January 28 • 6pm
A memoir of home, nature, and change set in the American West, Gail Folkins' Light in the Trees makes cultural and environmental topics personal as Folkins shares the story of her life in a small Pacific Northwest town, and later, the Southwest. She invites us into her coming-of-age against a background of Sasquatch myths, serial killer realities, and turbulent volcanoes beneath serene mountaintops. She explores challenges of the natural worldfrom wildlife habitat and water quality to a changeable climate and wildfiresand her place in it. And we're delighted to welcome Folkins to share her reflective journey with us at this special reading, signing, and book launch party.