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Rob Amberg, Gerald Barrax, Jan DeBlieu,
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  Eastern NC Literary Homecoming
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This year’s theme is “Rewriting Nature: Impacting Changes in the Environment.” There is a delicate interrelationship between human beings and the environment. Our relationship with the environment, as it stands, favors people over environment and progress over preservation, “progress” in terms of creating areas of intensive development that exhaust the environment and landscape. Literature explores human encounters with the environment as well as the impact that nature has on us, including our personal responses to and philosophical interpretations of nature. Artists whose work delve into our interactions with the world around us will discuss what role literature and art do and must play in order to impact a social awareness and make our relationship with the environment more balanced.
   
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Eastern North Carolina Literary Homecoming events are free (except for the luncheon on Saturday, September 24). We welcome and encourage the public to attend and share in an appreciation of our rich literary traditions. Advance registration is required for the workshop sessions, and registration at the door will be available as space permits. The online registration form will be available soon.
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