As the winner of the 2012 Southern Environmental Law Center‘s Reed Environmental Writing Award for the “Best Book”,  our next Summer read that journeys further into the detriment the Deepwater Horizon Oil spill had on the environment is David Gessner’s The Tarball Chronicles: A Journey Beyond the Oiled Pelican and Into the Heart of the Gulf Oil Spill. David will be our special guest speaker at our next book club meeting 10:30AM on  Saturday, September 28, 2019


David Gessner is an American essayist, memoirist, nature writer, editor, UNCW Professor of Creative Writing, and the author of My Green Manifesto: Down the Charles River In Pursuit Of A New Environmentalism