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Fall Literary Festival to host 3 top writers

Gessner, considered one of the country’s leading environmental writers, has written eight books, including “Return of the Osprey,” which the Boston Globe called a

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David Gessner

"classic of American nature writing" and cited as one of the top 10 nonfiction books of 2001. His work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Boston Globe, Outside, Georgia Review, Harvard Review and Orion, among others. Gessner is on the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, where he founded the national literary journal, Ecotone.

His latest books, “My Green Manifesto” and The Tarball Chronicles, were published earlier this year. The Los Angeles Times has called his work “raw and honest.”

The Fall Literary Festival is sponsored by the University Libraries and the English Department in USC’s College of Arts and Sciences. For more information, visit the festival web site.

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