Interviews

Interview with Kyla Bennett, No Worse Sin

Part VIII. Women Working in Nature and the Arts Today we are talking with Kyla Bennet, an environmentalist and novelist, with a PhD in ecology and a law background. Thanks so much for agreeing to have this interview, Kyla. Kyla is the author of No Worse Sin, a YA title […]

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Interview with Jessica Groenendijk, “Words from the Wild”

Part VII. Women Working in Nature and the Arts Mary: Hi Jessica. Thanks so much for letting me interview you. I have been looking at your website, “Words from the Wild“, and see that you are not just a writer and photographer but a biologist turned conservationist. I’m intrigued by […]

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Interview with Don Bredes, Polly and the One and Only World

Meet author Don Bredes, whose debut novel Hard Feelings was named Best Book of the Year for Young Adults by the American Library Association. Bredes is back with another YA novel, Polly and the One and Only World, a fantasy apocalyptic novel ushering in a vision of a future world […]

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Interview with Kris and Ashley, Hikers and Photographers

Part VI. Women Working in Nature and the Arts This week we have a discussion with Kris Anderegg and one of her best friends, Ashley O’Hara┬áSkalsky. These two girls go back to age 11 when they met in southern California. I still remember that day! I decided to interview both […]

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Interview with Katie Welch, Author of The Bears

Part V. Women Working in Nature and the Arts Note: The novel The Bears was republished as Ursocrypha: The Book of Bear in 2017. Mary: Katie, thanks so much for agreeing to an interview with Eco-fiction.com. Your book The Bears tackles a subject very close to my heart: What would […]

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Interview with Kate Oliver, from Birch & Pine

Part IV. Women Working in Nature and the Arts Mary: Meet Kate Oliver, artist and photographer. She’s also my niece, and I’ve been so inspired by her art and lifestyle, I’m going to introduce her to our readers as part of recognizing women artists who work with nature. I’m going […]

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Interview with Virginia Arthur, Author of Birdbrain

Part III. Women Working in Nature and the Arts Mary of Eco-fiction interviews Virginia Arthur, teacher, field biologist, and author of the novel Birdbrain. About Birdbrain: The book is rich. It is an ecological journey, but also woven through it is Ellowyn’s deep emotional experience of being a human being […]

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Interview with JL Morin, Nature’s Confession

Women Working in Nature and the Arts Mary of Eco-fiction talks with Boston University adjunct professor and award-winning novelist J.L. Morin. Also see our review of J.L.’s novel at Fjords Review. Update: this book launched on January 9. Mary: Your imagination is brilliant, and Nature’s Confession is chock full of […]

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Interview with H.A. Swain, Hungry

A few months ago, H.A. Swain submitted information to us about her novel Hungry, a dystopian tale about a food crisis. We have finally got a chance to interview her and find out more. Mary: Publishers Weekly said that in your novel Earth has been destroyed by wars and storms. […]

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Interview with Brian Adams, Love in the Time of Climate Change

Meet Casey, a community college professor with OCD (Obsessive Climate Disorder). While navigating the zaniness of teaching, he leads a rag-tag bunch of climate activists, lusts after one of his students, and smokes a little too much pot. Quirky, socially awkward and adolescent-acting, our climate change obsessed hero muddles his […]

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Interview with Austin Aslan, The Islands at the End of the World

Austin Aslan’s The Islands at the End of the World is getting great reviews. In this fast-paced survival story set in Hawaii, electronics fail worldwide, the islands become completely isolated, and a strange starscape fills the sky. Leilani and her father embark on a nightmare odyssey from Oahu to their […]

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Interview with Jennifer Harrington, Spirit Bear

Women Working in Nature and the Arts Mary of Eco-fiction talks with Jennifer Harrington, a Toronto-based illustrator, graphic designer, and author of children’s eco-books. Her book Spirit Bear is a wonderful fictional trek into the Great Bear Rainforest and is published by Eco Books 4 Kids. See the site for […]

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Interview with Peter Romilly, Cli-fidelity

Thanks again for doing an interview with Cli-Fi Books. We first talked last October about your book 500 Parts per Million. It was a great interview, and I was intrigued by your comparison of proactive youth in the 1960s compared to modern day–especially now when we face the biggest environmental […]

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Interview with Jim Gilbert, The Admiral

I wholly enjoyed reading this adventure story, a thrilling journey and ride with wonderful character development and a highly contagious heroine, Aqual. It’s a magnificent novel–something that many first-time authors do not achieve. The Admiral is a post-apocalyptic novel about a community of people trying to survive a climate-changed world […]

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Interview with Morgan Nyberg, The Raincoast Saga

Morgan Nyberg is the author of a few titles, including two novels thus far in his Raincoast Saga. Intrigued by these books being set where I live, albeit far in the future, I asked Morgan for an interview and he politely agreed. For the record, I greatly enjoyed reading both […]

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