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 Gary Snyder's deep hope -- that someday we might all be native Americans at home in our grand place -- is the only hope we have. ~ Bill McKibben

Gary Snyder
to receive PEN New England's
"Henry David Thoreau Prize"
for Literary Excellence in Nature Writing
Gary Snyder
"The wild requires that we learn the terrain, nod to all the plants and animals and birds, ford the streams and cross the ridges and tell a good story when we get back home."

PEN New England and MIT'S Program in Writing and Humanistic Studies
present Pulitzer-Prize Winning Poet Gary Snyder to read and accept
PEN New England's Thoreau Prize. 

Tuesday, April 10, 2012, 7:00 PM

PEN New England

PEN (Poets/Playwrights, Essayists/Editors, Novelists)
New England is an organization of published authors, aspiring writers, and all who love the written word.  Our mission is to advance a culture of literature in New England and defend free expression everywhere. PEN New England is a branch of PEN American Center, and part of International PEN, the oldest international literary organization and also the oldest human rights organization in the world. 

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