03/07/2023 - 1:00pm
Visiting writer, Taylor Brorby will speak about his book “BOYS AND OIL: Growing Up Gay in a Fractured Land,” in The Grove Recital Hall at Wenatchee Valley College on March 7th from 1-2pm. “BOYS AND OIL” is a coming-of-age memoir sent in North Dakota. Brorby discusses his upbringing in oil country as a young, gay environmentalist. The book has recently received praise in The New York Times, Publishers Weekly and the Chicago Review of Books. Brorby is an essayist and poet. The coeditor of “Fracture: Essays, Poems, and Stories on Fracking in America,” his work has appeared in the Huffington Post, Orion, and North American Review, where he is a contributing editor. This visiting writer event is sponsored by the WVC Arbor Day Committee, as well as Central Washington University, Write on the River, the WVC English Department, the WVC QSA (Queer Straight Alliance), ASWVC, Icicle Creek Center for the Arts, A Book for All Seasons, and the WVC Sustainability Committee.