The Last Fire Season
A Personal and Pyronatural History

Manjula Martin with Nancy Pinchot

Saturday, September 14, 2024
11 AM – 12:30 PM
Grey Towers, Pool Terrace
151 Grey Towers Dr.

Manjula Martin, author of The Last Fire Season and Nancy Pinchot, will engage in a wide-ranging discussion of Manjula’s personal experience with a raging California forest fire that threatened her home, and how it intersected with her own bodily health crisis in a world actively experiencing climate change.

Manjula Martin, author of The Last Fire Season

Manjula Martin is author of the national bestseller The Last Fire Season: A Personal and Pyronatural History. She is coauthor of Fruit Trees for Every Garden, which won the 2020 American Horticultural Society Book Award. Martin edited the anthology Scratch: Writers, Money, and the Art of Making a Living, and she was managing editor of the National Magazine Award–winning literary journal Zoetrope: All-Story. Her work has appeared in The New Yorker, Virginia Quarterly Review, and other publications. She lives in California.




Nancy Pinchot

Nancy Pinchot has moderated several discussions at the Grey Towers venue for Readers and Writers that focus on the environment. She is an editor, writer, and historian.