Category Archives: For authors

Announcing the 2014 Siskiyou Prize winner and finalists!

TweetWe are delighted to announce that New York Times bestselling author Karen Joy Fowler has chosen Mary Heather Noble’s memoir PLUMES: ON CONTAMINATION OF HOME AND HABITAT as the winner of the 2014 Siskiyou Prize. We are also delighted to announce the prize finalists: Amy … Continue reading

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The Necessary Evolution of Environmental Writing

TweetFor those readers not familiar (yet) with EcoLit Books, check it out here. It’s a great resource, thanks to our wonderful contributors, for both readers and writers: Subscribe to get book reviews, calls for submissions, and other news in the world … Continue reading

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Exciting Siskiyou Prize news!

TweetWe are thrilled to announce that the winner of the Siskiyou Prize, in addition to a cash prize of $1,000 and book publication, will also receive a four-week residency at the PLAYA retreat in central Oregon. PLAYA is a nonprofit organization … Continue reading

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Literary Provisions in the garden…

TweetThanks to Ginger Beringer for sending along this photo of our Literary Provisions as they helped her and author Ray Keifetz (author of “Miriam’s Lantern” in AMONG ANIMALS) stay hydrated in their beautiful garden!   For those of you writerly types … Continue reading

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How many books must one sell to become an Amazon bestseller?

TweetI used to think that to become a bestselling author you needed to sell millions of books. And while millions of books will certainly get you on the bestselling list, it turns out you could sell far fewer copies and still … Continue reading

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