THE GRASS LIBRARY is available!

We are delighted to announce that The Grass Library by Australian author and animal advocate David G. Brooks is now available in the U.S. and Canada. Originally published in Australia, The Grass Library is a philosophical and poetic journey by “one of Australia’s most skilled, unusual, and versatile writers” (The Sydney Morning Herald). Both a …

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Black Lives Matter

We find ourselves putting a lot of things on hold during these challenging times, as the world grapples with important and necessary issues.  While our focus here at Ashland Creek Press is environmental literature, we are deeply concerned with issues of social justice as well. As the books we publish often reveal, we are all connected as fellow beings …

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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 DEEP SHADE. 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 seem the likely content …

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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.

Happy New Year!

Happy new year from all of us at Ashland Creek Press! The end of 2019 also marked the closing of Siskiyou Prize submissions, and we’d like to thank all who submitted. This year’s judge is Carol J. Adams, author of The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory, a groundbreaking book that celebrates its 30th …

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