Category: Eco-literature & Eco-art

Among Animals 3 Interview

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An interview with AMONG ANIMALS 3 contributor JoeAnn Hart  April 20, 2022 by Midge Raymond This interview was conducted and edited by Ashland Creek Press intern Rachel Harris. Q: What inspired you to write this story? A: I am currently working on Arroyo Circle, a novel about wildfires and floods set in Boulder, Colorado, […]

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The best climate fiction books

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Ben Fox over at Shepherd.com (a great place to discover your next read) asked me what my favorite climate fiction books were. It was tough to whittle them down to five, but here they are. https://shepherd.com/best-books/climate-fiction-books By JoeAnn Hart Who am I? Float started out as a comedy of manners set in a coastal Maine town, […]

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The Greening of Literature

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Last week at the AWP conference in Seattle, I participated in a panel called The Greening of Literature: Eco-Fiction and Poetry to Enlighten and Inspire. The discussion was led by John Yunker of Ashland Creek, an environmentally conscious press in Oregon, (and publisher of Float). I was joined by poet Gretchen Primack, and fiction writers […]

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Hothouse Magazine Interview

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This interview with Karin Davidson was originally published in Hothouse Magazine on Oct. 13, 2013. Boston area folks, I’ll be reading from Float at the Boston Book Festival tomorrow, Saturday October 19th, at 3:30 pm at the Trinity Forum. And next Thursday, Oct. 14th, I’ll be part of the Concord Festival of Authors, on a […]

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The Earth Goddess and Fiction

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  With the Summer Solistice still in the air, it’s a good time to revisit the Earth Goddess and her literary legacy. In sync with the first Earth Day in 1970, when I was an impressionable 14 year-old, women were throwing off the shackles of patriarchy in the streets and in their homes, even in […]

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