Welcome to Ashland Creek Press

Ashland Creek Press is a small, independent publisher of books with a world view. Our mission is to publish a range of books that foster an appreciation for worlds outside our own, for nature and the animal kingdom, and for the ways in which we all connect.

What's new as of March 16, 2015...

In the news: Check out the latest news and reviews

Hot off the presses: The Last Mile is now available!

New blog post: Announcing the 2015 Siskiyou Prize

Submissions: Now open for book and short story submissions

Ashland Creek Press book buzz...

Love and Ordinary Creatures is "a story that’s rich with insights about love, belonging, the power of nature, and the complex connections between humans and other species."
Greensboro News & Record

"Any animal lover or connoisseur of high-quality fiction will appreciate this collection [Among Animals] and the artistry of its contributors."

"Captivating…[Jean] Ryan controls devastating psychological material with tight prose, quick scene changes, and a scientist's observant eye."
Publishers Weekly

Congratulations to John Colman Wood, whose debut novel, The Names of Things, is a finalist for the 2013 Chautauqua Prize.

"[Olivia] Chadha's absorbing first novel depicts a family of first-generation immigrants in upstate New York encountering the difficulties of survival, assimilation and longing for home…It's a delightful intrigue, with strong characters who develop and grow throughout the book as they face frightening turns."
Publishers Weekly

Blair Richmond's The Ghost Runner is "thoroughly entertaining." —Kirkus Reviews

"The writing in The Names of Things is beautiful, hypnotic, and exacting; this is a book to be read slowly, to be savored and absorbed as each piece of the story falls into place." —Huffington Post Books

"Fischer’s appealing fiction debut [Falling Into Green] introduces feisty Irish Latina eco-psychologist Esmeralda Green…the aptly named Dr. Green and her friends are fresh enough to recycle." —Publishers Weekly

"Fischer's debut mystery [Falling Into Green] introduces a fascinating topic—ecopsychology." —Library Journal

"Combining mystery, romance, vampires, and strong vegan and environmental messages, [Out of Breath] will have readers of light paranormal novels running to the next book in Richmond’s trilogy." —Booklist

Out of Breath "blends genre tradition with West Coast environmentalism…the result feels fresh and original." —Kirkus Reviews

Earth Joy Writing: Creating Harmony through Journaling and Nature Strays: A Novel Love and Ordinary Creatures The Last Mile Among Animals The Green and the Red Float Survival Skills Balance of Fragile Things The Dragon Keeper The Ghost Runner Out of Breath The Names of Things The Tourist Trail Everyday Book Marketing Everyday Writing