An interview with AMONG ANIMALS 3 contributor Charlene Logan

This interview was conducted and edited by Ashland Creek Press intern Rachel Harris. Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: I’m a volunteer with NorCal Collie Rescue, and back in the summer of 2014, I got a call about two collies found in an isolated area of Plumas National Forest. They were wild, emaciated, …

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W4A Open Mic Wrap-Up

We were thrilled to host our second Writing for Animals alumni open mic yesterday, featuring writers from several W4A classes in 2021, including our self-paced version. It was an absolutely fabulous reading, featuring beautiful writing about animals from cats to rhinos to pythons to falcons to kingfishers to mustangs to coyotes (and more!), in genres …

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Join us for a Writing for Animals Open Mic!

We are thrilled to have just finished another 4-week Writing for Animals class, and we also have quite a few students who are doing our online, self-paced program. To celebrate the incredible writing being done on behalf of animals, we are hosting a Writing for Animals Open Mic reading on Saturday, December 4, 2021, from 4 …

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Dear Humans: On being a voice for animals

Writing for Animals editor John Yunker recently transcribed a letter from an American deer (who could, in fact, be someone who lives in your own neighborhood — or perhaps you live among bears or elk or other wildlife). The letter, recently published in High Country News, highlights the issues surrounding human-wildlife interaction, especially in this …

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