Upcoming Events

On November 16, 2018, the Thoreau Prize will be presented to Pulitzer-Prize-winning poet Mary Oliver in absentia. Diane Ackerman, poet, novelist, author of non-fiction, and winner of the 2015 Thoreau Prize, will give a lecture and poetry reading, and accept the prize on behalf of Mary Oliver. This event will take place from 6:00 to 7:15 PM in the chapel of the Concord Academy at 166 Main Street, Concord, Massachusetts.

The Henry David Thoreau Prize for Literary Excellence in Nature Writing was establishedin 2010 by nature writer Dale Peterson to honor and promote nature 
writing and writers.