Ashley Hall Writers Series presents: American Author, Lisa Wells
October 11, 2021 | 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
This event will be offered as a digital presentation and is open to the Charleston community. Upon registering below, you will receive a confirmation email containing information to access this event.
Ashley Hall is pleased to present non-fiction writer and poet, Lisa Wells. She will be reading from her critically acclaimed new work, Believers: Making a Life at the End of the World. In this piece, Ms. Wells’ introduces trailblazers and outliers from across the globe who have found radically new ways to live and reconnect to the Earth in the face of climate change.
Ms. Well’s essays and poems have also appeared in The New York Times, Harper’s Magazine, Granta, n+1, and other publications.
Praise for Believers: Making a Life at the End of the World
“Lisa Wells follows a cast of unruly and colorful characters who believe their work on the land and with one another is a healing force . . . She never loses sight of her inspired objective, to restore and revive what she refers to as ‘the promised land’… The urgency to live sustainably stems from the cascading woes of collapsing ecosystems, and Wells implores her readers to start thinking creatively.” ―The New York Times Book Review
“Shocking and vivid… [Wells’s] descriptions of climate change capture the harsh reality of devastation… Climate-minded readers should take note of this roving account of perseverance.”
Purchase Believers: Making a Life at the End of the World online from Charleston’s Buxton Books by clicking here.