2021 Siskiyou Prize now open for submissions

Submissions are open for the sixth Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature, judged this year by Deb Olin Unferth and sponsored by Ashland Creek Press and the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology. The 2021 Siskiyou Prize is open to published books and unpublished book-length manuscripts in fiction and nonfiction, including novels, memoirs, and short …

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Announcing the winner of the 2019 Siskiyou Prize

We are delighted to announce that Athena E. Copenhaver is the winner of the 2019 Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature, for her novel MY DAYS OF DARK GREEN EUPHORIA. The award’s final judge, Carol J. Adams (author of The Sexual Politics of Meat) writes: “Awareness of ecocide, environmental devastation, and animal suffering might not …

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John Yunker joins the conversation: Listen to The Afterword on Environmental Stories

Author and Ashland Creek Press co-founder John Yunker joined guest Joelle Teachey, executive director of Trees Upstate, for a podcast focused on environmental literature. The Afterword is a podcast devoted to the “future of words” and is hosted by Amy Bowling and Holland Webb. You can listen to it here. You can also subscribe here via iTunes.