The Beck Writers Series welcomes GLCA nonfiction winner Angela Pelster. Angela Pelster’s most recent book “Limber” won the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writer Award in Nonfiction. “Limber” is a collection of lyric essays loosely based around the subject of trees, but touches on topics as varied as nuclear disaster, the science of rot, lunar landings, the evolution of trees and how to love the world. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in “The Kenyon Review,” “Hotel Amerika,” “Granta,” “Seneca Review,” “Fourth Genre,” and “The Gettysburg Review” amongst others. Her children’s novel “The Curious Adventures of India Sophia” won the Golden Eagle Children’s Choice award. She teaches creative writing at Towson University.