Black Lives Matter

We find ourselves putting a lot of things on hold during these challenging times, as the world grapples with important and necessary issues.  While our focus here at Ashland Creek Press is environmental literature, we are deeply concerned with issues of social justice as well. As the books we publish often reveal, we are all connected as fellow beings …

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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 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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Vegan dining in Grants Pass, Oregon: Wild Grapes Bistro

While Wild Grapes Bistro and Juice Bar is vegetarian (with nearly every menu item available in a vegan version), it still has something for everyone: those who want healthy, those who want burgers, and omnivores who don’t yet know how amazing vegan food really is. Take this Chipotle Love Breakfast Panini, for example. The vegan …

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John Yunker joins the conversation: Listen to The Afterword on Environmental Stories

Author and Ashland Creek Press co-founder John Yunker joined guest Joelle Teachey, executive director of Trees Upstate, for a podcast focused on environmental literature. The Afterword is a podcast devoted to the “future of words” and is hosted by Amy Bowling and Holland Webb. You can listen to it here. You can also subscribe here via iTunes.

Vegan Dining in Sacramento: Pushkin’s Bakery

During a very brief visit to Sacramento, we were delighted to find this dairy-free bakery (it’s also completely gluten-free). Not everything is vegan — the food menu is divided into meat offerings and vegan offerings — but it’s a great place to find a lovely vegan lunch. It’s a tiny storefront, with a line out …

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