An interview with Among Animals 2 contributor Laura Maylene Walter

An interview with Among Animals 2 contributor Laura Maylene Walter (“Lost Pets”) Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: Several years ago, my husband was in the habit of photographing “Lost Pet” posters. Whenever he saw one of these posters while out walking or driving, he stopped whatever he was doing to photograph it. …

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An interview with Among Animals 2 contributor Robyn Ryle

Learn more about Among Animals 2 contributor Robyn Ryle and her story, “How to Identify Birds in the Wild” in this Q&A …  Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: Every year, a group of graduate students working with the Smithsonian arrives in my tiny town in southern Indiana to count the birds at Big Oaks …

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An interview with Among Animals 2 contributor Nels Hanson

An interview with Nels Hanson, author of the magical story “Julia and the Sea Bear,” appearing in Among Animals 2.   Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: Many years ago, when I was working on our family’s small farm in the San Joaquin Valley of California, my wife and I would save …

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An interview with Among Animals contributor Anne Elliott

Learn about Anne Elliott’s story “Strays” from Among Animals 2 in this interview below…and, offering a bit more insight into her writing process, Anne talks about her Cat Editors here.    Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: My husband and I took care of a feral cat colony in Flatbush, Brooklyn, for several years. A big …

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An interview with Among Animals contributor Hunter Liguore

An interview with Among Animals contributor Hunter Liguore (“The Truth of Ten Thousand Things”) Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: I was interested in confronting extinction of a species. Historically, there are quite a few eyewitness accounts of those who experienced the extinction of the passenger pigeon. What would it look like …

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