New Web Exclusives on

We’re pleased to announce two new web exclusives available at

The first is Dispatches from Alaska, written by Seth Kantner. Seth’s dispatches, which appear every two weeks or so, will give a view of life in the far north different than any other. Seth is the author of the tremendous novel Ordinary Wolves, a book that any Orion reader is bound to enjoy.

The other is The Butterfly Big Year, by Robert Michael Pyle. Bob, who until recently was the author of the Orion column The Tangled Bank, will spend 2008 trying to find as many species of butterflies in the U.S. and Canada as he can. His roughly biweekly reports will tell us what he’s seeing.

Caption: Seth Kantner

Caption: Bob Pyle (with Orion Editorial Assistant Hannah Fries)