ASLE announces 2015 book award finalists

In For Writers by John Yunker

The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment has announced the finalists for their bi-annual book awards:

Creative Award Finalists:

Bitten: My Unexpected Love Affair with Florida
by Andrew Furman (memoir/essays)

The Small Heart of Things: Being at Home in a Beckoning World
by Julian Hoffman (creative nonfiction)

Dark. Sweet.
by Linda Hogan (poetry)

The Devil’s Cormorant: A Natural History
by Richard J. King (creative nonfiction)

by Brandon Krieg (poetry)

Subduction Zone
by Emily McGiffin (poetry)

Scholarly Award Finalists:

Different Shades of Green: African Literature, Environmental Justice, and Political Ecology
by Byron Caminero-Santangelo

Green Planets: Ecology and Science Fiction
edited by Gerry Canavan and Kim Stanley Robinson

Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology After the End of the World
by Timothy Morton

Animal Bodies, Renaissance Culture
by Karen Raber

Strange Natures: Futurity, Empathy, and the Queer Ecological Imagination
by Nicole Seymour

Thoreauvian Modernities: Transatlantic Conversations on an American Icon
edited by François Specq, Laura Dassow Walls, and Michel Granger