Vegan Dining in Ashland, Oregon: Blue Toba

I’ve long heard wonderful things about Blue Toba in Ashland and am so glad I finally made it. This tiny Indonesian restaurant has a short but diverse menu that includes an abundance of amazing vegan dishes. On this visit I was able to sample three items, all delicious. My favorite (I think) was the opor, …

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Q&A with WRITING FOR ANIMALS contributor Sangamithra Iyer

Sangamithra Iyer’s essay “Are You Willing?” appears in Writing for Animals. Q: In what ways has your writing changed as your knowledge and awareness of animals has evolved? A: My entry into the world of writing about animals was when I worked for Satya Magazine more than a decade ago. Each month was a deep …

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Q&A with WRITING FOR ANIMALS contributor Marybeth Holleman

Marybeth Holleman’s essay “Other Nations” appears in Writing for Animals.   Q: In what ways has your writing changed as your knowledge and awareness of animals has evolved? A: It’s become more challenging, and more interesting. The more I learn and experience the more-than-human world, the more I see the need, as a writer, to …

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Q&A with WRITING FOR ANIMALS contributor Rosemary Lombard

Rosemary Lombard’s essay “A Case for More Reality in Writing for Animals” appears in Writing for Animals. Q: In what ways has your writing changed as your knowledge and awareness has evolved? A: That is a long story with many bends. In grad school, except for a single nonfiction course, I was schooled in academic …

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