This reading took place at the Pima Auditorium, Memroial Union, ASU Tempe Campus.
Carol Ann Bassett is the author of three works of literary nonfiction: Galápagos at the Crossroads: Pirates, Biologists, Tourists, and Creationists Battle for Darwin's Cradle of Evolution; A Gathering of Stones: Journeys to the Edges of a Changing World, and Organ Pipe: Life on the Edge. Her essays have been published in the American Nature Writing series and other nature anthologies. Bassett was a regular contributor to The New York Times and Time-Life, and was an independent producer for National Public Radio. Her work has appeared in The Nation, The Los Angeles Times, Mother Jones, Condé Nast Traveler and numerous other national publications. She teaches sat the University of Oregon.