Daniel G. Payne Gives Tour of John Burroughs’ Writing Cabin to Wife of Chinese Premier

On September 20, 2016, Daniel G. Payne, English, gave a tour of John Burroughs’ writing cabin, Slabsides, to Professor Cheng Hong, the wife of  Li Keqiang, Premier of the People’s Republic of China. Professor Cheng is a scholar of American nature writing, and has translated several classics of American nature writing into Chinese, including John Burroughs’ “Wake-Robin” and Henry Beston’s “The Outermost House,” copies of which she presented to Dr. Payne at Slabsides.