Dear Humans: On being a voice for animals

Writing for Animals editor John Yunker recently transcribed a letter from an American deer (who could, in fact, be someone who lives in your own neighborhood — or perhaps you live among bears or elk or other wildlife). The letter, recently published in High Country News, highlights the issues surrounding human-wildlife interaction, especially in this …

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An interview with Catherine Kelaher, author of SAVING ANIMALS

Q: What inspired you to write this book, and how long did it take you to write it?  A: I had published my fictional book, Amanda the Teen Activist, in 2006 and began to sell it at markets around Sydney. Whilst the book was well received, people would often say, “Will this tell me how to be an …

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Happy 10-year anniversary to ACP

Ten years ago this month, we founded Ashland Creek Press. We began with two humans and one feline general manager, Theo… …and despite several staff changes over the years (below are office managers Teddy, Harlan, and Gideon), we are still only two humans, with a small feline staff and a wonderful group of freelance editors …

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AMONG ANIMALS 3 now open for submissions

We are delighted to announce that we are accepting short story submissions for AMONG ANIMALS 3, the third volume of the Among Animals anthology. We’re looking for stories of how the lives of animals and humans intersect, particularly in regards to the conservation and protection of animals. We are not seeking stories about hunting, fishing, …

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A bookish podcast

For all of you who love books, here is an amazing way to discover what might be next on your reading list. ACP author Jennifer Caloyeras (Strays), has a wonderful book podcast called Books Are My People, on which she talks about books and the book world and occasionally chats with other authors about their own …

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