Past Write Connection Programs

The Write Connection at Thoreau Farm is a literary program in partnership with The Thoreau Society, featuring author talks and writing workshops that encourage critical thinking and perceptive writing about the world and ourselves.

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January 27, 2024 – Unraveling:Author Peggy Orenstein in Conversation with Rebecca Kneale Gould. Details Recording


November 16, 2023 – “A Connecticut Yankee Goes to Washington: Senator George P. McLean, Birdman of the Senate”—Author Talk with William McLean Greeley.  Details  Recording

October 27, 2023 – I Have More Lives to Live: Thoreau as a Guide to Moral Heroism and Ultimate Resilience—An Evening with Dr. Barbara Mossberg at Thoreau Farm.   Details   No Recording Available.

October 19, 2023 – Thinking Disobediently: Author Lawrence Buell in Conversation with Rebecca Kneale Gould.  Details  Recording

October 15, 2023 – Foraging with Jeeves: An Book Launch with Larry Millman.  Details  Recording

October 5, 2023 – Wild By Design: Author Laura Martin in Conversation with Michelle Nijhuis.  Details  Recording

September 7, 2023 – Thoreau’s Axe: Author Caleb Smith in Conversation with Daegan Miller.  Details  Recording

June 3, 2023 – Church of the Wild: A Conversation with Victoria Loorz.   Details  Recording

April 20, 2023 – People & the Planet: Authors Yxta Murray & Daniel Selmi Discuss Their New Books.   Details  Recording

March 16, 2023 – Beloved Beasts: Author Michelle Nijhuis in conversation with Daegan Miller.  Details  Recording

February 7, 2023 – Conversations With Birds: Author Priyanka Kumar in conversation with Scott Russell Sanders.   Details  Recording


November 17, 2022 – Sounds Wild and Broken: An Author Talk with David George Haskell.   Details  Recording

November 2, 2022 – The Insect Crisis: Author Oliver Milman in Conversation with Michelle Nijhuis,   Details  Recording

September 10, 2022 – Thinking Like the Sun: Stellar Knowledge of the Woods, Weeds, Swamp, and Infinity of You — An Author Talk from Dr. Barbara Mossberg.  Details  Recording

September 8, 2022 – Climate Lyricism: Author Min Hyoung Song in Conversation with Rochelle L. Johnson.  Details  Recording

May 10, 2022 – Writing Memoir: Tom Montgomery Fate and The Long Way Home.  Details  Recording