David Gessner is an American born essayist, memoirist, editor, cartoonist, professor, nature writer and Harvard graduate. He is celebrated for his profound connection to the natural world and his passion for environmental writing. He has authored numerous books that explore the intersection of nature, literature and culture. David Gessner’s newest book, “A Traveler's Guide to the End of the World,” explores how climate change will affect the future and transform the world. Gessner’s works, such as “All the Wild That Remains” and “My Green Manifesto,” reflect his deep love and passion for the American landscape and his commitment to environmental activism. With his background is creative writing and a teaching career at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, he has inspired and educated future generations of writers and environmental stewards. His writing embodies a unique blend of literacy skill and ecological awareness, making him a prominent voice in nature literature.
Awards: Pushcart Prize