Laura Pritchett

Speaking and Presentations

Pritchett has been a keynote speaker, a convocation and graduation ceremony speaker, a panelist, a MC, and teacher for several organizations and groups, including the Jaipur Literary Festival, Adams State College, Colorado State University, the Center for the American West, and dozens of writing festivals and retreats. Frequent topics include writing, nature writing, contemporary literature, and environmental issues. Recent presentations have focused on:

  • Writers of the New West
  • New Nature Writing
  • Re-Wilding the Mind
  • Art and Politics of the Contemporary West
  • Introduction to Writing and Publishing
  • River Heath, Wolves, Recycling, and Ranching
  • Sense of Place: Writing and Reading the West
  • Literature of the New West


Fees are $1000 (plus travel) for one day (eg, a workshop and a reading, two workshops, two readings, etc)-- a reduction is considered for nonprofits and environmental groups. Please contact for more info.