Category Archives: For authors

Announcing the 2015 Sisikiyou Prize

TweetWe are thrilled to announce that the second annual Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature is now open for submissions! Last year we had a great turnout, and we hope this year is even better. (To learn about last year’s winner … Continue reading

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Tips for Authors: Reaching out to book bloggers

TweetWith traditional media cutting book editors and reviewers, “book bloggers” are becoming a popular and often very successful way for books to get noticed. While not all book bloggers are professional critics, they are all passionate readers, and if they have … Continue reading

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Environmentalism and fishing: Strange bedfellows

TweetI’m struck by the number of books that equate fishing (particularly fly fishing) with “being one with the environment.” Personally, I find this idea to be a total crock. Yes, I’ve fished.  And fishing was a great excuse to get … Continue reading

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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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