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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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 Nadja Lubiw-Hazard

This interview was conducted and edited by Ashland Creek Press intern Rachel Harris. Q: What inspired you to write this story? Were the crow’s gifts inspired by a true incident? A: I often write about the lives of animals, and I’m especially interested in writing stories in which animals are portrayed as themselves, not as metaphors or …

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A.E. Copenhaver reading and Q&A

We are delighted to share the recording of A.E. Copenhaver’s reading from her prize-winning novel, My Days of Dark Green Euphoria. Not only did we enjoy a lovely reading from the novel, but we had a wonderful conversation afterwards about writing, eco-anxiety, satire, environmental literature, and so much more. We also took the opportunity to …

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