1:00 - 2:30
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.
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).