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‘A Thirsty Land: The Making of an American Water Crisis’

Courtesy: Seamus McGraw. Seamus McGraw will visit DelVal Oct. 18 for a public talk and book signing.

Oct 03, 2018

Author and activist Seamus McGraw will speak about his book, “A Thirsty Land: The Making of an American Water Crisis” at Delaware Valley University on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 6 p.m. in the University's Life Sciences Building auditorium. The event, which is being sponsored by the University’s Master’s of Public Policy (MPP) and One Health, is open to the community at no cost. Guests do not need to register in advance. After the talk, there will be a book signing. 

McGraw published “A Thirsty Land: The Making of an American Water Crisis” in 2018. He is also the author of the critically acclaimed "The End of Country: Dispatches from the Frack Zone," and "Betting the Farm on a Drought: Stories from the Front Line of Climate Change.” He has been a contributor to many publications, such as the New York Times and the Huffington Post.

He has received the Freedom of Information Award from the Associated Press Managing Editors, the Golden Quill Award, as well as honors from the Casey Foundation and the Society of Professional Journalists. A father of four, he lives in the woods of northeastern Pennsylvania with his wife, Kren, his children, and a neighborly bear with boundary issues.