A US Federal Judge has penned what could be the best book on the inside world of contemporary American publishing

Do you know who the “Big 5” are? And do you know that we recently witnessed a merger that would have resulted in a “Big 4”? You might have seen a mention of the US Justice Dept. winning a battle to put a halt to a proposed merger of the largest US publishing house, Penguin …

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An interview with AMONG ANIMALS 3 contributor James Edward O’Brien

This interview was conducted and edited by Ashland Creek Press intern Rachel Harris. Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: “Last of the Sasquatch Wilds” was inspired by our previous presidential administration’s (here in the U.S.) push to expand the reach of private corporations to drill for fossil fuels on national parkland while simultaneously …

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An interview with AMONG ANIMALS 3 contributor Denise Rettew

This interview was conducted and edited by Ashland Creek Press intern Rachel Harris.  Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: After Hurricane Florence flooded southeastern North Carolina and the factory farmers left the chickens and hogs to either drown or be swept away to fend for themselves, I couldn’t shake the thought of what …

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An interview with AMONG ANIMALS 3 contributor Kipp Wessel 

This interview was conducted and edited by Ashland Creek Press intern Rachel Harris. Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: After I completed my MFA, and I was starting my writing career, I wanted to remain connected with animals and animal life. One of the ways I did that was by volunteering several summers …

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An interview with AMONG ANIMALS 3 contributor Gwen C. Katz 

This interview was conducted and edited by Ashland Creek Press intern Rachel Harris. Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: I was actually listening to the totally fabulous herpetology podcast SquaMates by Mark D. Scherz, Gabriel Ugueto, Hiral Naik, and Ethan Kocak, and in one of their early episodes they mentioned that axolotls can actually metamorphose …

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