Corinne Hosfeld Smith

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2015 events: 

  • April 11-12. 2015 - The Spoken Word 13, organized by the Theater of the Seventh Sister.  I'll be reading my poem, "Exit 34." At Lancaster Community Mennonite Church, 332 West Orange Street, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, each night beginning at 7 p.m.  Admission is $15.

  • July 9, 2015 - "Botanizing from the Train: Henry's Mobile Field Studies." Part of a panel session at The Thoreau Society Annual Gathering, Concord, Massachusetts, 3:30 - 5 p.m. I'll also be leading the Memorial Walk at Walden Pond on the morning of July 11, and will lead a nature writing walk at Thoreau Farm on the morning of July 12. Conference registration is required for admission to all.

  • Saturday, July 11, 2015 - I'll be leading an afternoon nature talk and walk, beginning at the Bigelow Free Public Library, 54 Walnut Street, Clinton, Massachusetts. Details here.

  • Saturday, October 17, 2015 - "Henry David Thoreau: From Concord to Philadelphia, and to Us Today." At Philips Autograph Library, Philips Memorial Building, West Chester University, 700 South High Street, West Chester, Pennsylvania, 10 a.m. to noon. General admission: $20. Student admission: $5. Click here for ticket reservation.

  • Friday, November 20, 2015 - Spending the day talking about Thoreau with students studying "Civil Disobedience" at Hempfield High School, Landisville, Pennsylvania, my alma mater. (private)

2016 events:

  • Early February 2016. Launch of Henry David Thoreau for Kids: His Life and Ideas, With 21 Activities. At Thoreau Farm, 341 Virginia Road, Concord, Massachusetts. Date TBA.

  • Saturday, March 5, 2016 - Book signing for Henry David Thoreau for Kids at Aaron's Books, 35 East Main Street, Lititz, Pennsylvania. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Snow date, Sunday, March 6.

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