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Ruby McConnell

Ruby McConnell Oregon

Ruby McConnell is a writer, geologist, and environmental activist whose award-winning work has been featured in Ms. Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, and Mother Earth News. She is author of the critically-acclaimed outdoor series A Woman’s Guide to the Wild and A Girl’s Guide to the Wild, and Ground Truth: A Geologic Survey of a Life, which was a finalist for the 2020 Oregon Book Awards. Look for her new book, Wilderness and the American Spirit: Mapping the Route to Post-Millennial Environmentalism fall, 2023. You can almost always find her in the woods.

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Our events, classes, and seminars bring the community together to hear, learn, and discuss the most compelling issues and ideas of our day. We hope you will join us in our downtown Literary Arts space, online, and at partnering venues across Portland and Oregon.