Interviews

Climate Change Author Spotlight – Octavia Butler

Back to the series Octavia Butler, an African American science fiction writer, was born in 1947 and died in 2006. A Hugo and Nebula award winner, she wrote fairy tales as a young girl. By the time she was a pre-teen she got her first typewriter, ignoring her Aunt Hazel […]

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The Green Gold of Borneo, Emin Madi

Click here to return to the series Today we travel to Borneo, to Sabah’s Lost World, a wondrous and isolated basin that surprisingly has not been too explored nor exploited like many other areas in the world that contain such beauty and abundant natural resources, all within a montane ecosystem.  […]

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Interview with Maia KB Chowdhury

Part XVIII. Women Working in Nature and the Arts, Maia KB Chowdhury I am thrilled to chat with Maia KB Chowdhury, a multi-talented architect, artist, and author. Maia is an award-winning Registered Architect and author of a love story about fracking, The Erenwine Agenda. She is a contributor to Thrive […]

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The Story Collector, Evie Gaughan

Click here to return to the series I still feel Ireland every day, though it’s been two years since I visited the country. Yet, I cannot quite get over it. I still see tiny orchids and Burnet’s roses and mountain avens poking through rocks in the Burren and vast swamp […]

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Wide As the Wind, Edward Stanton

Click here to return to the series The global novel exists, not as a genre separated from and opposed to other kinds of fiction, but as a perspective that governs the interpretation of experience. In this way, it is faithful to the way the global is actually lived–not through the […]

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Interview with Patricia J. Anderson

I had the pleasure of talking with Patricia J. Anderson, author of Threshold, recently published by Common Deer Press. This month’s interview comes from the perspective and lives of other species, providing a fresh outlook in the field of eco-fiction. Thanks to Patricia and Common Deer Press for the opportunity […]

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Climate Change Author Spotlight – Kathleen Dean Moore

Back to the series April’s feature on authors who explore global warming in fiction covers Kathleen Dean Moore. Moore’s background in environmental activism and nature writing is abundant, though this article will also spotlight also her newest novel Piano Tide (Counterpoint, 2017), winner of the 2017 Willa Cather Award for […]

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Interview with Natasha Carthew

Part XVII. Women Working in Nature and the Arts, Natasha Carthew Thanks, Natasha, for taking the time to chat with Eco-fiction.com! Natasha joins us as the 17th feature in our “Women Working in Nature and the Arts” series. She has been published previously as a poet and young adult writer […]

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Climate Change Author Spotlight – Jaimee Wriston Colbert

Back to the series Jaimee Wriston Colbert is the author of six books of fiction: Vanishing Acts, her new novel; Wild Things, linked stories, winner of the CNY 2017 Book Award in Fiction, finalist for the AmericanBookFest Best Books of 2017, and longlisted for the Chautauqua Prize; the novel Shark Girls, finalist for the USABookNews Best […]

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Interview with Caroline Woodward

Part XVI. Women Working in Nature and the Arts, Caroline Woodward Caroline Woodward is a writer of fiction, poetry and children’s books, living on the Lennard Island Lightstation at the entrance to Clayoquot Sound, near Tofino, BC. She is qualified as an Assistant Lightkeeper and often works relief at this […]

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Interview with Marissa Slaven, Code Blue

I am so fortunate to talk in-depth with Marissa Slaven about her background and her debut novel Code Blue, which comes out on Earth Day this year and will be available for pre-order near the end of January. Marissa is a mother, daughter, sister, palliative care doctor, blogger, podcaster, and […]

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Interview with Lidia Yuknavitch, The Book of Joan

Lidia Yuknavitch is the author of National Bestselling novels The Book of Joan and The Small Backs of Children, winner of the 2016 Oregon Book Award’s Ken Kesey Award for Fiction as well as the Reader’s Choice Award; the novel Dora: A Headcase, and a critical book on war and narrative, Allegories Of […]

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Climate Change Author Spotlight – Susan M. Gaines

Back to the series October’s spotlight (marking the series’ one-year anniversary) is on Susan M. Gaines, who wrote Carbon Dreams, her first published novel–and she has just completed another. Her short stories and essays have appeared in numerous literary journals, such as the North American Review and the Missouri Review, […]

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