An interview with Among Animals 2 contributor Nels Hanson

An interview with Nels Hanson, author of the magical story “Julia and the Sea Bear,” appearing in Among Animals 2.   Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: Many years ago, when I was working on our family’s small farm in the San Joaquin Valley of California, my wife and I would save …

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An interview with Among Animals contributor Anne Elliott

Learn about Anne Elliott’s story “Strays” from Among Animals 2 in this interview below…and, offering a bit more insight into her writing process, Anne talks about her Cat Editors here.    Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: My husband and I took care of a feral cat colony in Flatbush, Brooklyn, for several years. A big …

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An interview with Among Animals contributor Hunter Liguore

An interview with Among Animals contributor Hunter Liguore (“The Truth of Ten Thousand Things”) Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: I was interested in confronting extinction of a species. Historically, there are quite a few eyewitness accounts of those who experienced the extinction of the passenger pigeon. What would it look like …

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An interview with Among Animals contributor J. Bowers

An interview with Among Animals 2 contributor J. Bowers (“Shooting a Mule”)  Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: An old college friend knows I like both horses and strange 19th-century ephemera, so she sent me an article about the exploding mule through social media. I think it may have been Scientific American‘s own blog. …

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An interview with Among Animals contributor C.S. Malerich

Charlotte Malerich, whose story “Meat” appeared in the first edition of AMONG ANIMALS, is back with another amazing story, “Phoenix Cross,” in AMONG ANIMALS 2. And join Charlotte in person at The Potter’s House in Washington, D.C., on Friday, October 14, at 7 p.m., for a reading and a discussion about the relationships among humans and animals.    Q: What …

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