Spotlight on Climate Change Authors

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Series Spotlights Part I. Jeff VanderMeer | Part II. Margaret Atwood | Part III. Nathaniel Rich Also see our author interviews The purpose of this new section is to highlight major authors who write fiction about global warming. This project … Read more

Interview with Nina Munteanu, Ecologist and Author

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Part XV. Women Working in Nature and the Arts Nina Munteanu is a Canadian ecologist and internationally published novelist of science fiction and fantasy. In addition to eight published novels, Nina has written award-nominated short stories, articles and non-fiction books, … Read more

Flip the Bird, Kym Brunner

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Gr 7 Up—Scoot over, Don Calame—Brunner is about to join you on your perch. This is not a book for the squeamish. It’s about falconry at its finest, but it is also about much more than that. On his way … Read more

Hot Season, Susan DeFreitas

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The three main characters in Hot Season, the debut novel by former Prescott resident, Susan DeFreitas, are idealistic students at a college known for its environmental programs. They struggle with their idealism, daily living, and how to make the country … Read more

TreeVolution, Tara Campbell

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Campbell is the recipient of the Washington, D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities’ 2016 Larry Neal Writers’ Award, Adult Fiction and 2016 Mayor’s Arts Award for Outstanding New Artist. …exciting, entertaining, thought-provoking, with an upside-down look at the current … Read more

The Willows, Algernon Blackwood

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Discover The Willows Back to the new Discover feature I asked the WeirdLit subreddit about their recommendations for ecological weird fiction and received a great number of suggestions. Many of the recs were more like short stories or novellas, rather … Read more

Borne, Jeff VanderMeer

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In Borne, the epic new novel from Jeff VanderMeer, author of the acclaimed, bestselling Southern Reach Trilogy, a young woman named Rachel survives as a scavenger in a ruined, dangerous city of the near future. The city is littered with … Read more

Snow Summer, Kit Peel

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Two years ago writer Kit Peel returned home to his family farm on the hills above Pateley Bridge after years abroad to set up NiddFest, a literary festival in Nidderdale celebrating books on nature. He’s just published his written his … Read more