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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Interview on the Jazzy Vegetarian podcast

John and I had a great chat with Jazzy Vegetarian Laura Theodore on her award-winning podcast. We talked about Ashland Creek Press, the cooking-themed novel The Green & The Red, writing for animals, the oceans and My Last Continent, and so much more. Check out the podcast (on Google, Apple Podcasts, the Mind Body Spirit …

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Reading Animals/Writing Animals with Nadja Lubiw-Hazard

We are delighted to present Reading Animals/Writing Animals, sponsored by the Canada Council for the Arts and the Writers’ Union of Canada, with Siskiyou Prize winner and Among Animals 3 contributor Nadja Lubiw-Hazard. This event took place live on Wednesday, May 24, and we had a spectacular turnout. We are pleased to share the recording …

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Writing to Animals

Our friend Philip McKibbin has created an exciting website designed to engage with New Zealanders and the animals they share their islands with. The website is called Animals Inbox. It presents messages written on behalf of the animals of Aotearoa New Zealand, and readers are invited to write back. The project aims to promote critical …

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