Q&A with WRITING FOR ANIMALS contributor Sangamithra Iyer

Sangamithra Iyer’s essay “Are You Willing?” appears in Writing for Animals. Q: In what ways has your writing changed as your knowledge and awareness of animals has evolved? A: My entry into the world of writing about animals was when I worked for Satya Magazine more than a decade ago. Each month was a deep …

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Q&A with WRITING FOR ANIMALS contributor Marybeth Holleman

Marybeth Holleman’s essay “Other Nations” appears in Writing for Animals.   Q: In what ways has your writing changed as your knowledge and awareness of animals has evolved? A: It’s become more challenging, and more interesting. The more I learn and experience the more-than-human world, the more I see the need, as a writer, to …

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Q&A with WRITING FOR ANIMALS contributor Paula MacKay

Paula MacKay’s essay “Rewilding Literature: Catalyzing Compassion for Wild Predators through Creative Nonfiction” appears in Writing for Animals.   Q: In what ways has your writing changed as your knowledge and awareness of animals has evolved? A: I’ve come to recognize that creative storytelling about animals (and people) is key to wildlife conservation. Early in …

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Q&A with WRITING FOR ANIMALS contributor Kipp Wessel

Kipp Wessel’s essay “Meeting the Wild Things Where They Are” appears in Writing for Animals. Q: In what ways has your writing changed as your knowledge and awareness of animals has evolved? A: I’m a fiction writer, and my strongest artistic instinct is to write solely from experience and imagination. But when it comes to …

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Q&A with WRITING FOR ANIMALS contributor Joanna Lilley

Joanna Lilley’s essay “Do We Have the Right to Write About Animals?” appears in Writing for Animals. Q: In what ways has your writing changed as your knowledge and awareness of animals has evolved? A: I think animals have always been part of my writing or perhaps nature more broadly. I remember when I was a …

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