Announcing the 2016 Siskiyou Prize finalists

This is the third year of the Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature, and we’re pleased to see it gaining momentum and awareness. Now more than ever we need a chorus of creative and passionate voices speaking up for the planet and all of its species. This year, we received more than a hundred submissions, which included a wide …

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Announcing the 2016 Siskiyou Prize

We are thrilled to announce that the third annual Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature is now open for submissions! It’s been wonderful to see so many fine writers tackling the issues of the environment and animal protection through great stories, novels, memoirs, and essays — and we are pleased to be offering this prize for a third year. This year, …

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An interview with publicist and media specialist Jen Coburn

A book launch can be a daunting process, and many authors wonder how hiring a publicist can help the process. Learn more in this interview with author, publicist, and media specialist Jen Coburn — and see below for Jen’s contact info.   Q: What value can a publicist bring to an author and his/her book? A: A …

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An interview with independent publicist and social media strategist Celina De Leon

A book launch can be a daunting process, and many authors wonder how hiring a publicist can help the process. Learn more in this interview with independent publicist and social media strategist Celina De Leon — and see below for more about Celina.   What value can a communications expert, whether a publicist or social media …

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Cat Editors: AMONG ANIMALS contributors and their feline muses

Over on my blog, I’ve been writing about authors and their cat editors, and among them are three contributors to the first edition of Among Animals. Learn more about the brilliant felines behind these wonderful writers… Diane Lefer and Junie (click here to read more about Diane’s many muses…) Suzanne Kamata and Sumi (learn more …

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