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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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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Le Vert et le Rouge: The Green and the Red publishes in France!

Congratulations to Armand Chauvel, whose novel The Green and the Red, translated by Elisabeth Lyman, was published in English in 2014 — this charming love story has found a home in France, with City Editions, and is now available in French as well. Le Vert et Le Rouge tells the story of Léa, the idealistic …

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An interview with author Cassie Premo Steele about Earth Joy Writing

“Earth Joy Writing is about finding joy when we align our creative practices with natural principles,” writes author Cassie Premo Steele. “It is about committing to a mindfully creative life in collaboration with nature and, in the process, healing both ourselves and the earth.” In this interview, Cassie talks about the ways in which Earth Joy …

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An interview with THREE WAYS TO DISAPPEAR author Katy Yocom

We are delighted to introduce you to author Katy Yocom and her gorgeous novel, Three Ways to Disappear, winner of the 2016 Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature (it was also a finalist for the Dzanc Books Disquiet Open Borders Book Prize and the UNO Press Publishing Lab Prize). Foreword Reviews calls the novel “immersive …

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