Check out our Animal Literature Sampler

Back in 2011, we founded Ashland Creek Press to promote environmental awareness through literature — as well as to advocate for awareness, understanding, and protection of animals. We have learned that the more we study animas, the smarter they get. And yet we humans still have a complex relationship with animals. We open our homes …

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About our next Writing for Animals class, beginning March 2

We are thrilled to once again offer a live Zoom class for Writing for Animals — this one begins on March 2, and we wanted to share a little bit about what you’ll be learning … as well as share some news and successes of our wonderful Writing for Animals alumni. This four-week class features …

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A bookish podcast

For all of you who love books, here is an amazing way to discover what might be next on your reading list. ACP author Jennifer Caloyeras (Strays), has a wonderful book podcast called Books Are My People, on which she talks about books and the book world and occasionally chats with other authors about their own …

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Announcing the 2016 Siskiyou Prize finalists

This is the third year of the Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature, and we’re pleased to see it gaining momentum and awareness. Now more than ever we need a chorus of creative and passionate voices speaking up for the planet and all of its species. This year, we received more than a hundred submissions, which included a wide …

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Among Animals: An anthology that’s just getting started

When we put out a call for submissions for our first planned anthology, Among Animals, we didn’t know what to expect. We had a vision for the types of stories we wanted, but we weren’t sure if there were enough writers out there who shared this vision. Fortunately, we found many writers interested in exploring the …

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