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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An interview with AMONG ANIMALS 3 contributor JoeAnn Hart 

This interview was conducted and edited by Ashland Creek Press intern Rachel Harris. Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: I am currently working on Arroyo Circle, a novel about wildfires and floods set in Boulder, Colorado, where I used to live. Shelley, a house manager for a wealthy hoarder, is the novel’s protagonist. Last …

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An interview with AMONG ANIMALS 3 contributor Diane Lefer

This interview was conducted and edited by Ashland Creek Press intern Rachel Harris. Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: I love living in a place where—as I think you’ll find throughout the country—all our building and development has blurred the boundaries between our natural habitat and the territory of wild animals. We kind …

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An interview with AMONG ANIMALS 3 contributor Ingrid L. Taylor 

This interview was conducted and edited by Ashland Creek Press intern Rachel Harris. Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: The idea for this story first came from a news article I read a few years ago about Russia’s intention to send primates on space missions to Mars. I knew that many animals, including …

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