Tuesday 17, 2011
            MARQUETTE, Mich.—Travel, nature and science writer Greg Breining will be reading at Northern Michigan University on Wednesday, May 25. The free event is scheduled at 7:30 p.m. in the Marquette Room of the University Center.

Breining’s nonfiction articles and essays have appeared in The New York Times, Audubon, National Geographic Traveler, Islands and many other publications. His books about travel and the natural world include Super Volcano, the story of the active volcano beneath Yellowstone that could wipe out a sixth of the world's population, and Wild Shore, an account of two seasons kayaking around Lake Superior. His newest book, Paddle North: Canoeing the Boundary Waters-Quetico Wilderness, with photographer Layne Kennedy, was published this fall by Minnesota Historical Society Press. Learn more about him at

Breining is a guest of the NMU English department’s visiting writers program. For more information, contact program director Jen Howard at

Kristi Evans
News Director