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Ecology in Literature and the Arts
Ecology in Literature and the Arts

Though the Outdoor Writers Association of America as a professional journalism guild does not advocate on issues outside of that space, many of its members are committed to conserving natural resources, and using film, radio, and the written word to communicate the threats facing our...

Ecology in Literature and the Arts
Ecology in Literature and the Arts

https://eco-fiction.com/climate-change-author-spotlight-james-bradley/ Going into another year of covering authors who tackle climate change in fiction, the 28th spotlight looks at James Bradley and particularly at his Change trilogy. This is part of a multi-month highlight on novels for #ya and

Ecology in Literature and the Arts
Ecology in Literature and the Arts

From The Handmaid’s Tale to Parable of the Sower, Before She Sleeps to Vox, female-centered dystopian fiction has been giving voice to women’s greatest rage — and deepest fears — for decades. But while the genre has been in print for generations (Rose Macaulay's What...

Ecology in Literature and the Arts
Ecology in Literature and the Arts

http://workshop.dragonfly.eco/red-wolf-paint-and-hawk/ Part IX of our world ecofiction series heads to Canada to talk with Jennifer Dance about her novels Red Wolf, Paint, and Hawk--which explore First Nations and Metis peoples as well as the land and how they are affected by oil sands...

Ecology in Literature and the Arts
Ecology in Literature and the Arts

Interesting article. Beware of auto-playing music as you open the link.

Ecology in Literature and the Arts
Ecology in Literature and the Arts

The presence of improbable man-made objects in an unassuming, suburban landscape occurs repeatedly in Pik-Nik, Arko Datto’s series of images, which examines picnicking as a cultural practice in regions across eastern India, including Odisha, Jharkhand and West Bengal.

Ecology in Literature and the Arts
Ecology in Literature and the Arts

Dystopian fiction is popular, but presenting positive visions of the future in popular culture could help people embrace solutions.

Ecology in Literature and the Arts
Ecology in Literature and the Arts

In the summer of 2016, I took a long walk to talk to the land. I needed to be with it. I needed to ask it about what was happening in the world. I needed a place away from the broadcast catastrophe. I needed shelter....

Ecology in Literature and the Arts
Ecology in Literature and the Arts

The most critically acclaimed author in contemporary science fiction and fantasy made history this year. Now she's trying to make the future.

Ecology in Literature and the Arts
Ecology in Literature and the Arts

“New metaphors have the power to create a new reality.” (Lakoff and Johnson, 1980, p. 145)

Ecology in Literature and the Arts
Ecology in Literature and the Arts

One more piece of exciting news today--sorry for a second post! Join me at noon EST this Saturday (12/15/18) on Twitter using the hashtag #Solarpunkchat. I'll be the host. The topic will be alternate histories in #solarpunk #fiction. Come...

Ecology in Literature and the Arts
Ecology in Literature and the Arts

Continuing with a YA/teen focus in our series spotlighting authors who tackle climate change in fiction, here is my recent interview with best-selling author of California, Edan Lepucki, on her novels and her new story "There's No Place Like Home" https://eco-fiction.com/climate-change-author-spotlight-edan-lepucki/

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