An interview with AMONG ANIMALS 3 contributor Charlene Logan

This interview was conducted and edited by Ashland Creek Press intern Rachel Harris. Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: I’m a volunteer with NorCal Collie Rescue, and back in the summer of 2014, I got a call about two collies found in an isolated area of Plumas National Forest. They were wild, emaciated, …

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An interview with AMONG ANIMALS 3 contributor Jacquie Vervain

This interview was conducted and edited by Ashland Creek Press intern Rachel Harris. Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: Basically: the Yulin Dog Festival and the West’s reaction to the festival. Also: I love an ambiguous murder mystery. I think one of the most frustrating things as an ethical vegan living in the …

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An interview with AMONG ANIMALS 3 contributor Helia S. Rethmann

This interview was conducted and edited by Ashland Creek Press intern Rachel Harris.  Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: To be honest, I often write to explore questions that nag at me. In this case, the question was: At what point can good intentions backfire and become no longer helpful to the intended …

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An interview with AMONG ANIMALS 3 contributor  J. Bowers 

This interview was conducted and edited by Ashland Creek Press intern Rachel Harris. Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: I’ve always been fascinated by old Westerns—everything from John Ford classics to Roy Rogers reruns. As a lifelong equestrian, I can’t help but focus on the horses in these films, even when they’re just …

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10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Another year, another Earth Day! As much as we love to celebrate our beloved planet, Earth Day can feel a little sad sometimes, when it seems as though so many people (and especially so many governments) are ignoring the important work that needs to be done to keep our Earth healthy and happy and livable. …

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