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 2017Read more.
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: AttentionRead more.
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 forRead more.
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.Read more.
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) atRead more.
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 VanRead more.
The Great (Unknown) Pet Massacre
The title of this book almost begs incredulity. The Great Cat & Dog Massacre? When I first saw the bookRead more.
Where Song Began
What I most missed after a trip to Australia last year wasn’t the beaches or the local accents. It wasRead more.
Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore by Elizabeth Rush
In 2012, on assignment in Bangladesh researching a story on the world’s longest border fence, journalist Elizabeth Rush “inadvertently” becameRead more.
Writing Opportunities: Center for Humans and Nature
The Center for Humans and Nature contributes reviews to EcoLit Books. But did you know they also publish a blog,Read more.
Six new additions to our list of environmental magazines and journals
We now have a list of 46 journals and magazines dedicated to environmental essays, stories and poetry. Here are fiveRead more.
Ecovillages Around the World: 20 Regenerative Designs for Sustainable Communities edited by Frederica Miller
As a conservation biologist I see ecovillages as an example for all of us. We need to reduce our impactRead more.
Book Review: Penguins in the Desert by Eric Wagner
As a former volunteer for Dee Boersma at the Punta Tombo Magellanic colony in Argentina, I was especially eager toRead more.
Eager: The fall and rise of the North American beaver
Pity the keystone species. Those animals upon which the health of so many ecosystems depend — wolves and jaguars, sharks and seaRead more.
Shop the EcoLit Bookstore
Free U.S. shipping on orders greater than $30. Every purchase supports independent writing and publishing.