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Scott Sanders’ Conservationist Manifesto

Bloomington-based author and Indiana University Professor Scott Russell Sanders is closely associated with writing that expresses intimacy with a geographical location. So much so, that the online publication Elsewhere: A Journal for the Literature of Place has named its top nonfiction prize after him. WFIU’s Yaël Ksander spoke with Sanders about his new book, to be published by the IU Press in April 2009…

Scott Sanders will premiere the book in a special event on February 23rd at FARM-Bloomington. The evening will also feature live music by Tom Roznowski, and a sampling of Hoosier tapas and locally brewed beers. Find out more.

Yaël Ksander

WFIU's Arts Desk Editor, Yaël seeks out and shepherds the stories of artists, musicians, writers, and other creative people. In addition, Yaël co-hosts A Moment of Science, writes essays for A Moment of Indiana History, produces Speak Your Mind (WFIU's guest editorial segment), hosts music and news hours throughout the week, and lends her voice to everything from accounting courses to nature documentaries. Yaël holds a MFA in painting from Indiana University, an MA in art history from Columbia University, and a BA from the University of Virginia, where she studied languages and literature.

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