The Necessary Evolution of Environmental Writing

For those readers not familiar (yet) with EcoLit Books, check it out here. It’s a great resource, thanks to our wonderful contributors, for both readers and writers: Subscribe to get book reviews, calls for submissions, and other news in the world of environmental literature. And don’t miss this essay, The Necessary Evolution of Environmental Writing by John …

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Q&A with Lithia Trilogy author Blair Richmond

A Q&A with Lithia Trilogy author Blair Richmond How does it feel to be done with the Lithia Trilogy? Relieved and bittersweet. You spend three years plus living with these characters and one day you have to say goodbye to them. But I’m eager to begin new projects and make some new friends (or characters). …

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Exciting Siskiyou Prize news!

We are thrilled to announce that the winner of the Siskiyou Prize, in addition to a cash prize of $1,000 and book publication, will also receive a four-week residency at the PLAYA retreat in central Oregon. PLAYA is a nonprofit organization supporting innovative thinking through work in the arts, literature, natural sciences, and other fields of …

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Congratulations to Karen Joy Fowler, winner of the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award

We are thrilled to hear the news that Karen Joy Fowler (our judge for this year’s Siskiyou Prize) is the winner of the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award for her amazing novel We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves. As the Washington Post writes, “With its disturbing portrayal of the abuse that chimps endure, We Are All Completely …

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Join us at AWP in Seattle!

We look forward to seeing many of you at the AWP Conference & Bookfair — February 27 to March 1. We’ll be hosting a booth for Ashland Creek Press, EcoLit Books, and Literary Provisions. Please join us (we’ll be in booth #1207 in the North Hall) to check out new books and fun stuff for writers. And …

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