Dear Humans: On being a voice for animals

Writing for Animals editor John Yunker recently transcribed a letter from an American deer (who could, in fact, be someone who lives in your own neighborhood — or perhaps you live among bears or elk or other wildlife). The letter, recently published in High Country News, highlights the issues surrounding human-wildlife interaction, especially in this …

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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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An interview with Catherine Kelaher, author of SAVING ANIMALS

Q: What inspired you to write this book, and how long did it take you to write it?  A: I had published my fictional book, Amanda the Teen Activist, in 2006 and began to sell it at markets around Sydney. Whilst the book was well received, people would often say, “Will this tell me how to be an …

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AMONG ANIMALS 3 now open for submissions

We are delighted to announce that we are accepting short story submissions for AMONG ANIMALS 3, the third volume of the Among Animals anthology. We’re looking for stories of how the lives of animals and humans intersect, particularly in regards to the conservation and protection of animals. We are not seeking stories about hunting, fishing, …

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A bookish podcast

For all of you who love books, here is an amazing way to discover what might be next on your reading list. ACP author Jennifer Caloyeras (Strays), has a wonderful book podcast called Books Are My People, on which she talks about books and the book world and occasionally chats with other authors about their own …

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