Check out our Animal Literature Sampler

Back in 2011, we founded Ashland Creek Press to promote environmental awareness through literature — as well as to advocate for awareness, understanding, and protection of animals. We have learned that the more we study animas, the smarter they get. And yet we humans still have a complex relationship with animals. We open our homes …

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About our next Writing for Animals class, beginning March 2

We are thrilled to once again offer a live Zoom class for Writing for Animals — this one begins on March 2, and we wanted to share a little bit about what you’ll be learning … as well as share some news and successes of our wonderful Writing for Animals alumni. This four-week class features …

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Interview on the Jazzy Vegetarian podcast

John and I had a great chat with Jazzy Vegetarian Laura Theodore on her award-winning podcast. We talked about Ashland Creek Press, the cooking-themed novel The Green & The Red, writing for animals, the oceans and My Last Continent, and so much more. Check out the podcast (on Google, Apple Podcasts, the Mind Body Spirit …

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An interview with AMONG ANIMALS 3 contributor Elisabeth Benjamin

This interview was conducted and edited by Ashland Creek Press intern Rachel Harris.  Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: For five years I worked on a farm where we raised and slaughtered birds for meat. I am fairly comfortable handling living animals and dead animals, but I can’t get myself to kill an …

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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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