June 24, 2021
Writers Live: David B. Williams in conversation with Liz Stenning (Virtual)
Thursday, June 24, 2021
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Join author David B. Williams as he discusses his new book "Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound" with Liz Stenning, Executive Director of the Downtown Everett Association.
Witty, graceful, and deeply informed, Homewaters weaves history and science into a fascinating and hopeful narrative, one that will introduce newcomers to the astonishing life that inhabits the Sound and offers longtime residents new insight into and appreciation of the waters they call home.
David B. Williams is an author, naturalist, and tour guide whose new book, Homewaters: A Human and Natural History of Puget Sound, was recently published. He is also the author of the award-winning book Too High and Too Steep: Reshaping Seattle’s Topography, as well as Seattle Walks: Discovering History and Nature in the City and Stories in Stone: Travels Through Urban Geology. Williams is a Curatorial Associate at the Burke Museum. Follow him on Twitter @geologywriter
Liz Stenning is the Executive Director for the Downtown Everett Association, where she leads a collaborative team focused on economic development, public realm improvements, advocacy, and the administration of a business improvement area (BIA). Prior to this role, Liz worked with the Alliance for Pioneer Square in Seattle as the Deputy Director and led numerous public realm improvement projects. In addition, she has worked as a project manager and consultant on a variety of environmental and built environment projects. Liz received a Master's Degree in Urban Planning from the University of Washington and holds AICP accredited planner certification.
This program is sponsored by Everett Public Library and the Downtown Everett Association.