An Evening with Elizabeth Rush (Rescheduled!)

October 21 2020

6:00pm to 7:00pm

A 2019 Pulitzer Prize in General Nonfiction Finalist

Acclaimed author Elizabeth Rush will visit the Centre Region in honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. Rush’s book, Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, was nominated for the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction and bears witness to the extreme impact of coastal changes on individuals, communities, and economic well-being. A featured speaker at the 2019 Chautauqua Institute, Rush received her MFA in nonfiction from Southern New Hampshire University and teaches creative nonfiction at Brown University.

  • When: Wednesday, October 21, 6pm-7pm
  • Where: Schlow Library's Zoom Room

Presented in collaboration with The Sustainability Institute at Penn State University and the Schlow Library Foundation.

Funding has been provided by the Pennsylvania Humanities Council and the
National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as part of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act of 2020.






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