Charles Hood

Charles Hood has studied birds and natural history from the Amazon to Tibet, and he has seen more than five thousand species of birds in the wild. A widely published poet, he has received numerous fellowships and writing awards, and his most recent artist-in-residence positions were with the National Science Foundation in Antarctica and with Playa Arts in Oregon. He has also been a visiting professor in England, Mexico, and Papua New Guinea. Hood is currently a research fellow with the Center for Art and Environment at the Nevada Museum of Art as well as a teacher of writing and photography at Antelope Valley College in the Mojave Desert.

Past Events

Artist Michael Light in Conversation with Charles Hood and Leah Ollman

Thursday Nov 14 2019   6:00 PM
SF Camerawork  1011 Market Street, 2nd Floor, San Francisco, CA  map

Mammals of Point Reyes: An Introduction & A Celebration

Saturday Jun 15 2019   11:00 AM
Bear Valley Visitor Center  1 Bear Valley Rd, Point Reyes Station, CA  map

2019 Los Angeles Times Festival of Books – Day 1

Saturday Apr 13 2019  
University of Southern California  University Park Campus, Los Angeles, CA  map

Wild L.A. Book Launch Event with Charles Hood

Tuesday Mar 26 2019   6:00 PM
Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County  900 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA  map

What is Nature? with Charles Hood @ Henry Miller Memorial Library

Saturday Oct 13 2018   12:00 PM
The Henry Miller Memorial Library  48603 Hwy 1, Big Sur, CA  map

What is Nature? with Charles Hood @ The Lab

Saturday Oct 13 2018   5:00 PM
The Lab  3728 The Barnyard Ste G-23, Carmel, CA  map

What Is a Perfect Field Guide, and Why Don’t We Already Have Them?

Saturday May 12 2018   7:00 PM
UC Sedgwick Reserve, Tipton House  3566 Brinkerhoff Ave, Santa Ynez, CA  map

Los Angeles Times Festival of Books

Saturday Apr 21 2018 - Sunday Apr 22 2018 
University of Southern California  University Park Campus, Los Angeles, CA  map

Santa Monica Review with Charles Hood

Sunday Apr 08 2018   5:00 PM
The Edye, SMC Performing Arts Center  1310 11th St, Santa Monica, CA  map

First Friday Lit Chat with Charles Hood

Friday Oct 06 2017   6:00 PM
The Tannery Arts Center  1050 River St Studio #118, Santa Cruz, CA  map

Walking Tour of the Trees and Buildings of Olvera Street

Saturday Sep 24 2016   11:00 AM
Union Station Info Kiosk  800 N Alameda St, Los Angeles, CA  map