Nature Writing at Newport State Park

May 07, 2024 6:30PM—7:30PM


Newport State Park 475 County Road NP Ellison Bay, WI 54210

Cost $0.00



Write On partners with the Friends of Newport State Park and the Newport Wilderness Society to present a free one-hour session on observing and writing about the world around us. Today’s facilitator is Renata Golden. Though free, registration is required as space is limited.

Renata Golden’s essays and poems have been published in several literary journals and anthologies, including Dawn Songs: A Birdwatcher’s Field Guide to the Poetics of Migration edited by J. Drew Lanham and Jamie K. Reaser in 2023, a 2022 anthology from Torrey House Press titled First and Wildest: The Gila Wilderness at 100, and a 2020 anthology from Cornell University Press titled When Birds Are Near. Her essay collection about the Chiricahua Mountains in southeastern Arizona is the inaugural book in the Longleaf Nature Series from Columbus State University Press, launching in 2024. Renata is reviews editor for; she holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Houston. Originally from the South Side of Chicago, Renata lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.