Features

Interview with Sean Jackson, Haw

Author Sean Jackson’s Haw launches on June 19th. Haw is the gripping story of a father’s struggle to save his son from a corrupt society in a pitiless, bleak, futuristic America. Sean Jackson has published numerous short stories in literary journals, from the U.S. to Canada and Australia. Haw is […]

Read More

Interview with Charlene D’Avanzo, Cold Blood, Hot Sea

Part IX. Women Working in Nature and the Arts I would like to welcome Charlene D’Avanzo, whom I first met last year in our climate change short story contest, which Charlene entered. Her story “Hot Clams” was selected for the upcoming anthology Winds of Change. Charlene noted in our discussion […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

July 3-5, 2015 – We > Tar Sands, 350.org

This July the climate movement in Canada will come together to be bigger and bolder. On July 3 and July 4, we’ll take action across the country for real climate solutions and to show Stephen Harper that We > Tar Sands. Click here to join in the action. On July […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 Skalsky. These two girls go back to age 11 when they met in southern California. I still remember that day! I decided to interview both […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

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. […]

Read More

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 […]

Read More

The Blue Dot Tour

If you look at our planet from space, it is a blue dot, a beautiful little blue dot. The David Suzuki Foundation, which has promoted environmentalism in Canada and around the world since 1990, recently did a “Blue Dot Tour” across the nation, featuring artists in different cities, from September […]

Read More

Interstellar Review by Mary Woodbury

Interstellar is an epic science fiction film that, though reminiscent of classic earlier sci-fi such as 2001: A Space Odyssey, speculates on what happens after such modern crises as climate change, over-population, and food/crop failures have wrought foreseeable death to the human species on planet Earth. The focus is not […]

Read More