Greenbelt Land Trust’s 29th Annual Meeting is about YOU- our members and friends! Each year we celebrate you and the work that you make possible. We will reflect on the successes and challenges of 2017 and glance ahead to 2018’s exciting projects and programs.
Join us for local eats, music, and an inspiring keynote presentation from the award-winning Oregon author and poet, Henry Hughes.
All are welcome to this free event. We look forward to spending an evening with you at the 1st Presbyterian Church, Dennis Hall addition.
Henry Hughes grew up on Long Island, New York. After completing an MA in Creative Writing at Purdue University in 1990, he spent five years working in Japan and China. He has lived in Oregon since 2002. Hughes is the author of four collections of poetry, including Men Holding Eggs (2004 Oregon Book Award), Moist Meridian (2011 Finalist for the Oregon Book Award), and Bunch of Animals, new from Cloudbank Books. His poems and essays have appeared in Antioch Review, Carolina Quarterly, Shenandoah, Seattle Review, Gray’s Sporting Journal and Harvard Review where his book reviews regularly appear. His fishing memoir, Back Seat with Fish: A Man Adventures in Angling and Romance, was published this spring by Skyhorse. He is the editor of the Everyman’s Library anthologies, The Art of Angling: Poems about Fishing and Fishing Stories. Hughes is a professor of literature and writing at Western Oregon University.