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Minding Nature: Winter
The winter issue of Minding Nature (published by our contributor The Center for Humans and Nature out now and well
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Book Review: Frog Pond Philosophy: Essays on the Relationship between Humans and Nature by Strachan Donnelley
Reviewed by James Ballowe, Distinguished Professor English Emeritus from Bradley University Strachan Donnelley founded the Center for Humans and Nature in
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Writing Opportunity: Deep Wild Journal
Always great to see a new literary journal emerge — as well as this new opportunity for writers… Deep Wild
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Book Review: The Cow with Ear Tag #1389
We want to believe that cows live happy lives. From our childhoods of Old MacDonald and his farm, field trips
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Waterston Desert Writing Prize Open for Submissions
I’m pasting below a unique writing opportunity: The Waterston Desert Writing Prize 2019 is now open for submissions. Applicants must
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Book Review: The Man with Bees in His Beard by Brian Dempsey
I enjoy reading children’s books that help kids connect with the environment and spark a passion for conservation. The Man
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The best environmental books we’ve read in 2018
This is our third year of recapping the best books we’ve read over the past year. Here are the 2017
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Call for Short Stories: Our Entangled Future
Here’s an exciting new call for submissions from the UiO (University of Oslo) Department of Sociology and Human Geography: Attention
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The Goose seeks submissions on Art and Environmental Activism
The Goose, one of Canada’s leading literary journal devoted to the arts, environment and culture, is looking for submissions for
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The Friend: A Novel
Sigrid Nunez’s new novel, The Friend, is a meditation on grief, writing, and the transcendent power of the human-canine bond.
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Take a free online class at the University of Iowa: The Story of Place
You can’t find a better deal than this — a free online class from the International Writing Program (the IWP) at
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Book Review: The Way of Coyote: Shared Journeys in the Urban Wilds by Gavin Van Horn
Reviewed by James Ballowe, Distinguished Professor English Emeritus from Bradley University In his “Prologue” to The Way of Coyote, Gavin Van
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The Great (Unknown) Pet Massacre
The title of this book almost begs incredulity. The Great Cat & Dog Massacre? When I first saw the book
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Where Song Began
What I most missed after a trip to Australia last year wasn’t the beaches or the local accents. It was
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