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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W4A Open Mic Wrap-Up

We were thrilled to host our second Writing for Animals alumni open mic yesterday, featuring writers from several W4A classes in 2021, including our self-paced version. It was an absolutely fabulous reading, featuring beautiful writing about animals from cats to rhinos to pythons to falcons to kingfishers to mustangs to coyotes (and more!), in genres …

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Join us for a Writing for Animals Open Mic!

We are thrilled to have just finished another 4-week Writing for Animals class, and we also have quite a few students who are doing our online, self-paced program. To celebrate the incredible writing being done on behalf of animals, we are hosting a Writing for Animals Open Mic reading on Saturday, December 4, 2021, from 4 …

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Join us at the Compassion Arts Festival

The Compassion Arts Festival is an annual project of Compassion Arts, “an all-volunteer grassroots arts and education collective for exploring our connection with all life, and expanding our circle of compassion.” The festival will be held online from November 14th through November 24th. I will be participating on November 19th at 7pm EST in the …

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Join the ASLE Virtual Conference: Emergence/y

ASLE (The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment) is holding its conference online from July 26 to August 6. Keynote presentations include: Aimee Nezhukumatathil, poet and author of World of Wonders Brionté McCorkle, Executive Director of Georgia Conservation Voters Anthropologist and geographer Zoe Todd and sound artist AM Kanngieser, collaborating on “Environmental Kin Studies” A conversation between …

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