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Gather Round


Pairings

The anthology Hearth is a collection of essays, stories, poems and art with a common theme. As you have time to read, you’ll enjoy each piece and begin to see connections. Some ideas that come up multiple times are nature, technology, migration, and our sense of home and place. Below are some suggestions for pairing readings.

Nature

"Finding the Hearth" by Barry Lopez & "To Live" by Gretel Ehrlich

"Kilauea Caldera, My Hearth" by Pualini Kanahele & "Soul on the Tide" by Carl Safina

Technology

"My Mobile Home" by Pico Iyer & "Hearth" by Bill McKibben

Home

"The Rent Not Paid" by Kavery Nambisan & "The Great Big Rickety World My Father Saved Me From" by Debra Magpie Earling

Migration

"Enchantment" by Andrew Lam & "Home is Elsewhere" by Boey Kim Cheng

"Codex Hogar" by Luis Alberto Urrea & "Home Waters" by Sara Baume

Do you have your own pairings suggestions? Let us know on social media. Tag @HumanitiesMontana and use the hashtag #HMGatherRound.