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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Writers: Protect yourself, and your work

To be a writer is to be vulnerable. We open ourselves up to criticism and rejection (especially rejection). And, sadly, we also open ourselves to predators — mostly the virtual kind, among them those who would take advantage of our never-ending need for reviewers for our books. For example, lately I’ve noticed a spike in …

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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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Vegan dining in Eugene, Oregon: Cornbread Cafe (again), Part 2

During our last visit to Eugene, we had two breakfasts at our favorite restaurant, Cornbread Cafe. (In case you missed Part 1 of this short series, click here.) Since there were three of us, we got to sample a lot of this amazing cafe’s delicious offerings. Among them: the biscuits and gravy, which comprised beautiful …

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