Rising Tides: Reflections for Climate Changing Times

Writers of all stripes pick up their pens in defence of Canada’s environment—an act of resistance in the wake of Kinder Morgan, Site C and other ecological threats.

Catriona Sandilands

Catriona Sandilands is a professor in the Faculty of Environmental Studies at York University. She is a fellow of the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation, a former Canada Research Chair and past president of both the Association for Literature, Environment and Culture in Canada and the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment (US). Cate is internationally known for her work in the environmental humanities, including three (sole and co-authored) books and over eighty scholarly and popular articles, essays and stories. In addition to Rising Tides, she is working on a book about plants and environmental philosophy (Cultivating Feminism) and a memoir about her journey to write a book about Jane Rule (The Jane Book). Cate lives and writes in Toronto, ON, and on Galiano Island, BC.

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  • Inspired by a weekend-long conference held on Salt Spring Island, BC, designed to brainstorm ideas on how to cope with climate change and make a difference through art and writing
  • Book launches with author panels in Vancouver and Toronto, and presentations at universities, including York (Toronto), University of Victoria and University of British Columbia