May 26, 2024
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Creative Environmental Writing Workshop

Ashland Creek Press is hosting a Creative Environmental Writing Workshop with Earth Joy Writing author Cassie Premo Steele, Ph.D., in conversation with Ashland Creek Press publisher Midge Raymond at the Ashland Public Library on Sunday, May 19, from 1 to 3 p.m.

This workshop is for all who love nature and want to write about it, and is designed to help participants turn their passion for the environment into creative writing that is effective and emotionally compelling.

This generative writing workshop and discussion will be led by authors Cassie Premo Steele and Midge Raymond. Participants will explore different genres of writing, from journaling to fiction, and will have the opportunity to generate new writing or to work on existing projects in a safe and supportive way. After the workshop will be the opportunity to engage in a lively discussion about the important connections between environmental awareness and contemporary literature.

Cassie Premo Steele, Ph.D., is an accomplished American writer celebrated for her profound contributions to literature and ecofeminism. Her acclaimed works, including Earth Joy Writing and her novel Beaver Girl, reveal her deep-rooted connection to the natural world and her commitment to inspiring change. Her website is

Midge Raymond is the author of the novels Floreana (forthcoming in 2025) and My Last Continent and the award-winning short-story collection Forgetting English, and she is co-author, with John Yunker, of the environmental mystery Devils Island (forthcoming in September 2024). Her website is

WHERE: Ashland Public Library, 410 Siskiyou Boulevard, Ashland, Oregon

WHO: Cassie Premo Steele, PhD & Midge Raymond

WHEN: Sunday, May 19, 1-3 p.m. 


Date & Time:

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm



Ashland Public Library, Gresham Room

410 Siskiyou Blvd.
Ashland, OR 97520 United States

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