The best environmental books we’ve read in 2017
It’s that time of year again, a time to reflect on the books that have left their mark on us.Read more.
Book Review: What It’s Like to Be a Dog: And Other Adventures in Animal Neuroscience
I am forever wondering what my dog, Galen, is thinking. Sometimes I go nose to nose with her, stare intoRead more.
Book Review: Kinship Of Clover
Kinship Of Clover, a novel by Ellen Meeropol Red Hen Press, 2017 Ellen Meeropol’s third novel, Kinship of Clover, spreadsRead more.
Book Review: Wildlife Spectacles by Vladimir Dinets
Wildlife Spectacles: Mass Migrations, Mating Rituals, and Other Fascinating Animal Behaviors by Vladimir Dinets is a gorgeous book thatRead more.
Book Review: The Driftless Reader, co-edited by Curt Meine and Keefe Keeley
Reviewed by James Ballowe, Engagement Advisor for the Center for Humans and Nature and Distinguished Professor English Emeritus from Bradley University. Readers ofRead more.
Upcoming deadlines for environmental writing (nonfiction/fiction/poetry)
Calling all ecolit writers… A number of journals are closing their submissions windows over the next month: Ecotone: October 1stRead more.
Submission window is now open for the 4th annual Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature
Now in its fourth year, The Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature is now open for submissions of published and unpublishedRead more.
Cold Mountain Review: Special Issue on Extinction
Literary journal Cold Mountain Review is currently taking submissions for its Fall 2017 special issue devoted to extinction: As speciesRead more.
Book Review: Fragment
You may have read that in mid-July a massive iceberg broke off from Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf. Measuring aboutRead more.
Our 2017 Siskiyou Prize judge is Jonathan Balcombe
We are thrilled to announce that our 2017 Siskiyou Prize judge is Jonathan Balcombe. Jonathan’s most recent book is theRead more.
Book Review: South Pole Station
Ashley Shelby’s debut novel, South Pole Station, takes readers to the bottom of the earth for a wry, multi-layered storyRead more.
Looking for a new ecolit book to read? Here are 20 from which to choose…
I’m happy to be participating on a unique promotion, organized by Margi Prideaux, that showcases 20 environmentally themed eBooks onRead more.
Book Review: Galapagos at the Crossroads by Carol Ann Bassett
Galápagos at the Crossroads: Pirates, Biologists, Tourists, and Creationists Battle for Darwin’s Cradle of Evolution by Carol Ann Bassett should beRead more.
Book Review: Force of Nature by Arthur Melville Pearson
Reviewed by James Ballowe, Engagement Advisor for the Center for Humans and Nature and Distinguished Professor English Emeritus from Bradley University. The bastionsRead more.
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