Items Tagged With nature/environmental

Writers Remember Prince, Poems for Earth Day, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.22.16

Shakespeare at four hundred; poetry’s etymology; the risk of writing between genres; and other news.


A Book Sanctuary in the Rockies

by Andrew McFadyen-Ketchum

News and Trends

Posted 2.10.16

March/April 2016

Two Denver book lovers and sellers are constructing three massive land libraries in the Colorado Rockies that tell the story of the land through literature, education, and intellectual cross-pollination.


Such Great Heights: A Profile of Annie Dillard

by John Freeman


Posted 2.10.16

John Freeman

Annie Dillard has applied an endless curiosity and formidable intellect to elevate a searching and searing style of prose that has served as an example for generations of writers. A new collection, The Abundance, celebrates her masterful essays.


Cheryl Strayed’s Writers Camp: Connection and Community in Big Sur

by Mary Stewart Atwell

Special Section

Posted 2.10.16

Mary Stewart Atwell

A novelist recounts her experiences at Cheryl Strayed’s Writers Camp at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur, where she learned the importance of recognizing authenticity in her writing and finding her tribe.


Prize in Literature

Prize in Literature

A prize of $1,000 is given annually for a poem, a short story, or an essay that addresses the theme of ecology. Alan Leslie Combs and David Vaux will judge. Using the online submission system, submit a poem of any length or up to 5,000 words of prose and a $30 entry fee by November 18. Visit the website for the required entry form and complete guidelines.