10 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

Another year, another Earth Day! As much as we love to celebrate our beloved planet, Earth Day can feel a little sad sometimes, when it seems as though so many people (and especially so many governments) are ignoring the important work that needs to be done to keep our Earth healthy and happy and livable. …

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An interview with A.E. Copenhaver, author of MY DAYS OF DARK GREEN EUPHORIA

We are delighted to announce the publication of 2019 Siskiyou Prize winner A.E. Copenhaver’s novel My Days of Dark Green Euphoria. This satirical novel is “captivating” (Robin Raven), “ a madcap adventure” (Carol J. Adams) and “very funny” (Alex Lockwood). Click here for more about the book and for purchase options … and read on …

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Animals in literature

We didn’t know this when we published Writing for Animals in 2018, or when we launched our Writing for Animals class in January of this year, but animals have appeared in literature less and less frequently since the middle of the nineteenth century, according to a recent study in People and Nature. For this study, …

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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 for a Writing for Animals Open Mic!

We are thrilled to have just finished another 4-week Writing for Animals class, and we also have quite a few students who are doing our online, self-paced program. To celebrate the incredible writing being done on behalf of animals, we are hosting a Writing for Animals Open Mic reading on Saturday, December 4, 2021, from 4 …

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