Peter Matthiessen, a three-time National Book Award-winning American novelist and nonfiction writer, will be at MIT receive the Thoreau Award for Literary Excellence in Nature Writing, presented by Pen New England
. Previous recipients include Gary Snyder (2012), E.O. Wilson (2011) and Gretel Ehrlich (2010).
The award ceremony will take place April 11 at 7 p.m. in 10-250
. The event is free and open to the general public.
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