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.
ASLE announces 2017 book award finalists
The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment has announced the finalists for their bi-annual book awards. The ASLERead more.
Other Minds: The Octopus, the Sea, and the Deep Origins of Consciousness
Peter Godfrey-Smith has a passion for cephalopods, the class of sea animals that includes the octopus, cuttlefish, and nautilus, among others. AnimalsRead more.
Announcing the winner & finalists of the 2016 Siskiyou Prize!
We are delighted to announce the winner of the 2016 Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature: Katy Yocom, for her novelRead more.
Wolf Haven: Sanctuary and the Future of Wolves in North America
After finishing Wolf Haven I went straight to the Internet and looked up Wolf Haven International. I had been aware ofRead more.
Book Review: Just Life
When I read a New York Times story about a New York City neighborhood grappling with a rare animal-borne diseaseRead more.
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