Thursday, October 10, 2019,
Ostrove Auditorium, Diamond Building

Elizabeth Rush is the author of Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in general nonfiction. Her work explores how humans adapt to changes enacted upon them by forces seemingly beyond their control, from ecological transformation to political revolution.  Her writing has appeared or is forthcoming in the New York Times, National Geographic, the Guardian, the Atlantic, Harpers, Guernica, Granta, Orion, Creative Nonfiction, the Washington Post, Le Monde Diplomatique, and the New Republic, among others.

Contact: Lindsey Cotter-Hayes,, 207-859-5356

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