CONVERSATION: Elizabeth Kolbert & Laura Paskus

October 3, 2019 7:00 PM
KiMo Theatre 423 Central Ave. NW, Albuquerque, NM

516 ARTS, in partnership with Lannan Foundation, welcomes Pulitzer prize-winning author Elizabeth Kolbert in conversation with New Mexico journalist Laura Paskus. Kolbert is the author of The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History, a book about mass extinctions that weaves intellectual and natural history with reporting in the field. It was a New York Times 2014 Top Ten Best Book of the Year and is number one on the Guardian’s list of the 100 Best Nonfiction Books of all time, and won the 2015 Pulitzer Prize in the General Nonfiction category. Paskus has been writing about environment issues in New Mexico for 17 years, reporting for magazines, news- papers, and public radio, focusing in particular on climate change, water, energy and southwestern rivers. A former archaeologist and tribal consultant, she currently hosts a monthly show on New Mexico PBS, Our Land: New Mexico’s Environmental Past, Present and Future. Her book, At the Precipice: New Mexico’s Changing Climate, is forthcoming from UNM Press. Ticketholders are invited to a reception and booksigning with Elizabeth Kolbert and Laura Paskus at 516 ARTS after their talk.

LOCATION: KiMo Theatre
423 Central Ave. NW, Albuquerque, NM
Tickets: $10 general / $8 516 ARTS members / $6 students available at