Author: Nathan Wirth: “A Light I Have Yet to See"

Image & Language in the Photographs of Nathan Wirth and the Poetry of Peter Weltner
Sunday, 7/17/2022
1:00 - 2:30
Koret Auditorium
Main Library

100 Larkin Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
United States

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Nathan Wirth speaks on nature photography and on his latest collaboration with Peter Weltner, A Slice of Silence. Nathan Wirth discusses his landscape photography of the West Coast and reads poems by his collaborator Peter Weltner, poems that share similar concerns about imagery and language. A brief Q & A follows the presentation.

Nathan Wirth was born and raised in San Francisco. A resident of Marin County for the past eleven years, Nathan Wirth attempts to photograph silence. His recent book A Slice of Silence, published by Chin Music Press in Seattle, is a collection of his photographs intermingled with poetry and essays.


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Peter Weltner, Professor Emeritus of English Literature at San Francisco State, has published over twenty books and chapbooks of fiction and poetry, most recently Bird and Tree/In Place, Scrapbook Mappings of My Country and Woods and the City, all from Marrowstone Press (Seattle).

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