Loren Eiseley - Essayist, Philosopher, Literary Naturalist

Join The Loren Eiseley Society!

You can make your donation by several methods. For your convenience we have set up a secure PayPal payment system. Just follow the subsequent directions if you choose this method. We will acknowledge receipt of your membership by email. You can also mail your check or money order to our Society. If you should decide to choose this method of payment please fill out our online information request form so that we can email future newsletters and announcements to you.

At all levels of participation in LES your contribution will be recognized. As a benefactor or patron you will be invited to attend special events sponsored by LES and we can post a bio and/or statement regarding Eiseley from you at our website. We wish to rejuvenate LES by creating activities to inspire a new generation of Eiseley fans by promoting his message and sharing his vision for humankind and to encourage writing skills development.

Annual Membership levels for LES (will not auto-renew):

Pay your membership level dues with the corresponding payment button below. You will be linked to the PayPal secure payment website to continue the payment process. PayPal will ask for your payment information and a shipping address. The shipping address you supply to PayPal will be used to send printed materials and other Eiseley-related items to you as they become available in the future.

New members joining at any of the levels listed below will receive a free copy of The Loren Eiseley Reader.

Membership dues paid prior to September 1, 2017 have an effective renewal date of January 1, 2018. Dues paid between September 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017 have an effective renewal date of January 1st, 2019

Benefactor: $1,000 USD


Patron: $500 USD


Sponsor: $250 USD


Friend: $100 USD


Individual/Family: $25 USD


Student: $10 USD



The LES relies upon charitable contributions to sponsor tours and conduct our educational and outreach activities. Your support will go towards activities including our K-12 educational outreach program, publication of an Eiseley Reader and the production of an Eiseley Chautauqua - a one man show. As a non-profit organization, tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) and section 170 of the U.S. Internal Revenue Code, all donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. These dues will register you as a Loren Eiseley Society (LES) member for one year. You will receive the LES newsletter and invitations to all LES events. You will receive a confirmation letter as your gift receipt.

For information and/or questions about memberships, contact:

Dr. Bing Chen
PKI 200A, 1110 South 67th Street, Omaha, NE USA 68182-0572
(402) 554-2769


Event: Eiseley's 110th Birthday Celebration
Date/Time: Sunday, Sept. 17, 1:30-2:30pm
Location: Jane Pope Geske Heritage Room, Bennett Martin Public Library, 136 S. 14th St, Lincoln, NE
About: Free and open to all
Book Available:
Loren Eiseley Reader advertisement The Loren Eiseley Reader is now available for purchase from the Nebraska Book Source.
Price: $26.95
S&H: Shipping charges based on weight
Tax: NE residents pay 7% sales tax
"The door to the past is a strange door. It swings open and things pass through it, but they pass in one direction only. No man can return across that threshold, though he can look down still and see the green light waver in the water weeds."

- Loren Eiseley, "The Snout," The Immense Journey
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