Trailwriting: Poetry in Everglades National Park

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AIRIE is pleased to present June Fellow Brenna Dixon’s event -Trailwriting:  Poetry in Everglades National Park, an exercise in collective poetry writing.  Visitors to the Anhinga and Gumbo Limbo Trails will have the opportunity to contribute their own words and experiences to an on-going collective poem about the Everglades.  Everyone is invited to share their impressions and perspectives of the Everglades.  Visitors’ diverse languages and perspectives will put a human perspective on the park’s ecological diversity.

June 21 & 22 and June 27 & 28 from 10am-3pm

Royal Palm Visitor Center, 4 miles (6 km) from the main Everglades National Park entrance near Homestead.



Brenna Dixon is a native South Floridian and writer of swampy fiction. She sometimes also writes slam poetry about fruit. Her fiction and nonfiction can be found in Southeast Review, Burrow Press Review, Steel Toe Review, and other journals. You can also find her work over at the Ploughshares blog, where she is a regular contributor, or come visit her at Iowa State University where she teaches creative writing  and eco-composition classes.