Susan J. Tweit is on the faculty of two national writing conferences this fall: The 20th annual Women Writing the West Conference in Golden, CO, October 16-19, where SCN’s own Susan Albert is one of the keynote speakers (click here for full information), and the 10th annual Tony Hillerman Writing Conference in Santa Fe, NM, November 6-8 (click here for full information). She is also featured in the upcoming national film, “Hometown Habitat,” about ordinary people across the country reversing habitat loss for songbirds and pollinators in home gardens, parks, church- and schoolyards, and farms. Hometown Habitat aims to inspire each of us to restore our own patch of earth where we live, work and play. The film is being shot by award-winning filmmaker Catherine Zimmerman and will be released in spring of 2015. Detailed information can be found here.