Profile cecil bothwell

Cecil Bothwell

writer, artist, former elected official, gardener, musician, swlf in Asheville United States

Cecil Bothwell is an editor, investigative reporter,
biographer, novelist, poet, musician and painter based in
Asheville, and has received national awards from the Association
of Alternative Newsweeklies and the Society of Professional
Journalists for investigative reporting, criticism and humorous
commentary. Former news editor of Asheville City Paper, former
managing editor of Asheville’s Mountain Xpress and founding
editor of the Warren Wilson College environmental journal
Heartstone, he served for several years as a member of the
national editorial board of the Association of Alternative
Newsweeklies and currently serves on the boards of two
international educational nonprofit organizations working in
Latin America. His weekly radio and print journal, Duck Soup: Essays on the Submerging Culture, remained in syndication for
10 years.
He served on Asheville's City Council from 2009
to 2017.

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What if the horse actually knows the way?

@ VOL 11 ON MAY 20, 2016

"This biggest problem with cars are the drivers."

In "What if the horse actually knows the way?" from PechaKucha Night Asheville Vol. 11, Cecil Bothwell talks about the autonomous vehicles are headed our way faster than we can imagine.The driverless revolution will affect our work and play, parking and highways, car ownership and unemployment.

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Mousetrap Earth

@ VOL 18 ON FEB 23, 2018

Cecil Bothwell's talk questions the depiction of our planet as a spaceship, given that spaceships are designed to preserve life rather than end it. Actually 99% of all species that ever evolved are extinct and we humans are unlikely to be the exception.

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Asheville @ The Grove House
Feb 23, 2018

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Asheville @ The Grove House
May 20, 2016