Announcing the 2017 Siskiyou Prize winner & finalists

Many congratulations to the winner of the 2017 Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature: Diana Hartel, for her essay collection Watershed Redemption: Journey in Time on Five U.S. Watersheds. Judge Jonathan Balcombe writes of Diana’s book: “In Watershed Redemption, Diana Hartel’s sweeping, richly researched account conjures up a Bierstadt landscape. With elegant, crystal-clear prose, she weaves a dire yet hopeful tapestry …

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Early Penguins & Patagonia discount ends January 31!

Thanks to the Ashland Daily Tidings for this article about  My Last Continent, The Tourist Trail, and our upcoming adventure to Argentina! We are so excited to be teaming up with Adventures by the Book for a journey through the majestic land of Patagonia and immerse yourself in the setting that helped inspire My Last Continent and The Tourist Trail. Reserve your spot before …

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Vegan dining in Sydney: The Green Lion Pub

Sydney is a fantastic place to enjoy vegan food, and among its treasures is The Green Lion pub, located in the Rozelle neighborhood (about an hour’s walk or 20-minute bus ride from Sydney’s central business district). You can order food from the bar downstairs, but the dining room is upstairs, where the remnants of the …

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The Siskiyou Prize closes on December 31

If you’re planning to submit to our fourth annual Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature, the window is closing fast … submissions close on December 31, 2017. Our 2017 judge is New York Times bestselling author Jonathan Balcombe. Jonathan’s most recent book is What a Fish Knows: The Inner Lives of our Underwater Cousins, an extraordinary journey underwater that reveals the vast …

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ACP is headed to New Zealand and Australia

We’re excited to once again be headed Down Under to meet with authors and readers. We have two events planned that all are welcome to attend:   Christchurch, New Zealand Writing about Animals: Literature’s evolving relationship with the animal kingdom November 10th, 3 to 5pm At the University of Canterbury New Zealand Centre for Human-Animal …

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