W4A Open Mic Wrap-Up

We were thrilled to host our second Writing for Animals alumni open mic yesterday, featuring writers from several W4A classes in 2021, including our self-paced version. It was an absolutely fabulous reading, featuring beautiful writing about animals from cats to rhinos to pythons to falcons to kingfishers to mustangs to coyotes (and more!), in genres …

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Join us at the Compassion Arts Festival

The Compassion Arts Festival is an annual project of Compassion Arts, “an all-volunteer grassroots arts and education collective for exploring our connection with all life, and expanding our circle of compassion.” The festival will be held online from November 14th through November 24th. I will be participating on November 19th at 7pm EST in the …

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2021 Siskiyou Prize now open for submissions

Submissions are open for the sixth Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature, judged this year by Deb Olin Unferth and sponsored by Ashland Creek Press and the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology. The 2021 Siskiyou Prize is open to published books and unpublished book-length manuscripts in fiction and nonfiction, including novels, memoirs, and short …

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