Category Archives: On reading

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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The State of Publishing

TweetI’m catching up on our issues of Publishers Weekly, and I thought I’d share some info from its September 22 issue, in which PW writes the results of its 2013 Salary Survey (you can find more info here). Among the … Continue reading

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Halloween in Ashland

TweetHalloween is my favorite time of year…I adore the chill in the air, the autumn leaves, and the lights and pumpkins that begin to adorn the homes around Ashland. Especially exciting this year is the release of the final book … Continue reading

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A Q&A with Love & Ordinary Creatures author Gwyn Hyman Rubio

TweetA Q&A with Love & Ordinary Creatures author Gwyn Hyman Rubio Q: How did you come up with the idea for this book? A: Fifteen years ago, the idea for this book materialized while my husband and I were traveling … Continue reading

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