Kerri Arsenault

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  • Kerri Arsenault
  • book critic, teacher, editor and author

Due to contract restrictions, this presentation will be available to view through February 19, 2023.

Kerri Arsenault is a literary critic, co-founder of The Environmental Storytelling Studio at Brown University (TESS), contributing editor at Orion Magazine, and author of Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains. Mill Town won the Rachel Carson Environment Book Award from the Society of Environmental Journalists and the Maine Literary Award for nonfiction, and shortlisted for the Eric Zencey Prize in Ecological Economics and the National Book Critics Circle Leonard Prize.

Arsenault is a fellow at the Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History at Harvard University, and for 2023, a research fellow at the Science History Institute in Philadelphia and at the Rachel Carson Center for Environment and Society in Munich. She serves as a mentor for the Urban Design Forum, a publication of the Architectural League of New York, and is currently working on several projects that orbit around her primary interest: the lives of ordinary people and their intersection with waste, pollutants, and toxicities.

Presentations at Calvin University

Family and Environmental Legacies
Part of the: January Series
Thursday, January 19, 2023 12:30:00 PM

Publication(s) for this event

Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains

Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains
by Kerri Arsenault
St. Martin's Publishing Group (September 7, 2021)
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