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Location 5928 Falls Road Baltimore, MD 21209
Date Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Duration   1 hours
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Mark your calendars for an extraordinary literary event on May 14th at The Ivy, where Greg Wrenn and Thea Brown will take you on a captivating journey through Wrenn's powerful memoir, "MOTHERSHIP: A MEMOIR OF WONDER AND CRISIS." This compelling work is a dazzling, evidence-based account of Wrenn's quest to heal from complex PTSD by turning to endangered coral reefs and psychedelic plants after traditional therapies failed. But it's more than just a personal story – it's a wake-up call to the urgent need for us to heal the planet as well. Wrenn, a former Stegner Fellow at Stanford University and the author of the award-winning "Centaur," weaves his expertise as an associate English professor at James Madison University, where he integrates climate change science into literary studies. His intimate connection with the natural world is further deepened by his training as a yoga teacher and a PADI Advanced Open Water diver, having explored coral reefs around the world for over 25 years. Joining Wrenn is the talented Thea Brown, a graduate of the prestigious Iowa Writers' Workshop and a Truman Capote Fellow, whose poetry collections, including the recently released "Loner Forensics," have garnered critical acclaim. Together, they promise to deliver an unforgettable evening of profound insights, raw vulnerability, and a call to action for environmental stewardship. Don't miss this rare opportunity to engage with two remarkable authors, delve into the depths of human resilience and ecological consciousness, and be inspired to embark on your journey of healing and wonder. RSVP now and secure your copy of "MOTHERSHIP" to fully immerse yourself in this transformative literary experience.

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