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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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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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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