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Naturalist, writer Terry Tempest Williams to give presentation at ISU April 22

Posted April 11, 2008

Tickets are now on sale for “Terry Tempest Williams—Community Conversations," a public presentation given by the internationally recognized essayist and nature writer.

Williams’s talk will highlight her upcoming book "Mosaic: Finding Beauty in a Broken World on Earth Day" at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, in Goranson Hall on the ISU Pocatello campus.

In addition, the ISU Literary Society will read from a selection of Williams’ writings during a nine-hour Read-a-Thon from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on the ISU Hutchinson Quadrangle, or, in the event of inclement weather, the Canoe Room in the ISU Pond Student Union Building.

Tickets can be purchased at the Idaho Museum of Natural History, the ISU Student Union Information Center, or the Portneuf District Library. Tickets are $5 for Museum Members, ISU faculty and staff, and any student with a valid student ID. Tickets are $10 for the general public. Tickets will also be available at the door, but seating is limited and advance purchase is recommended.

Williams will also be on hand for a book signing and reception following the lecture. Books will be available for purchase at the book signing. Doors open at 6 p.m. for open seating; there are no reserved seats.

Hosted by the Idaho Museum of Natural History, this program is possible with a grant from the Idaho Humanities Council and partnerships with the Marshall Public Library, the Portneuf District Library, Idaho State University and the Idaho State Journal.

The Museum is located on the campus of Idaho State University at the intersection of 5th Avenue and Dillon Street in Building #12. The gallery is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, contact Kristin Fletcher at (208) 282-2262 or fletkris@isu.edu or visit the Museum’s Web site at http://imnh.isu.edu.