Wendy Call

Pacific Lutheran University

Wendy Call has served as writer-in-residence at two dozen institutions, including five U.S. national parks. She co-edited Telling True Stories: A Nonfiction Writers’ Guide (Penguin, 2007) and wrote No Word for Welcome: The Mexican Village Faces the Global Economy(Nebraska, 2011), winner of the Grub Street National Book Prize for Nonfiction. Her nonfiction has appeared in forty journals, including EcoAméricas, Georgia Review, Guernica, Michigan Quarterly Review, NACLA Report on the Americas, Orion, StoryQuarterly, Terrain, and Yes. She teaches creative writing and environmental studies at Pacific Lutheran University and lives near Seattle’s last remaining old-growth forest.

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Writing Mount Tahoma: Place-Based Writing part of Curriculum for the Bioregion:Courses
In this discussion-based creative writing course, we take Mount Rainier / Tahoma / Ta-co-bet as topic, text, and inspiration. Students read a variety of literary texts about Mount Tahoma, by a wide range of authors ...