Learning the Birds: A Conversation with Susan Fox Rogers


Join author and avid outdoorswoman Susan Fox Rogers as she reads from her new memoir, Learning the Birds, in which she shares the joys and challenges of becoming a birder mid-age. Learning the Birds chronicles Rogers’ adventures searching for birds, following her birding journey from New York State’s Hudson Valley to the Everglades, the Southwest, and Alaska. Rogers will share images of remarkable birds she has found, tell us about how she has been inspired by Roger Tory Peterson, and remind us of our connection to the wild creatures with which we share the land.

Susan Fox Rogers is the author of Learning the Birds: A Mid-Life Adventure, and My Reach: A Hudson River Memoir, which explores the Hudson River from the perspective of her kayak. She is the editor of eleven anthologies, including Solo: On Her Own Adventure, and Antarctica: Life on the Ice. Her most recent collection, When Birds Are Near: Dispatches from Contemporary Writers, celebrates the birding life.