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Reading by Ben Raines, Univ. of South Alabama’s Environmental Fellow/Writer-in-Residence
September 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
he University of South Alabama is proud to welcome our new Environmental Fellow/Writer-in-Residence, Ben Raines. He is an accomplished filmmaker and writer who recently published The Last Slave Ship: The True Story of How Clotilda Was Found, Her Descendants, and an Extraordinary Reckoning (Simon & Schuster, 2023). Raines also wrote and directed The Underwater Forest, an award-winning film about the exploration of a 70,000-year-old cypress forest found off the Alabama coast as well as wrote and produced the documentary America’s Amazon. Come meet Raines as we kick off his tenure at South!
Please note: this free event will be held in the McQueen Alumni Center with a book signing and reception to follow. PHOTO: Susan Raines.