Amy Weldon, an Alabama native, is professor of English at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. She is the author of The Hands-On Life: How to Wake Yourself Up and Save The World (Cascade Books, 2018), The Writer’s Eye: Observation and Inspiration for Creative Writers (Bloomsbury, 2018), and Eldorado, Iowa: A Novel (Bowen Press Books, 2019).
Stillicide: A Novel Cynan Jones Catapult, 2020. $15.95, 192 pages. How can writers describe our strange world as it is, and as it is becoming? Right now, Texans are frozen Continue reading
Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019. $15, 192 pages. FROZEN between climate crisis and political stasis, our current moment seems too large for any of our usual devices to grasp. Yet in Continue reading
Grove Atlantic, 2019. $26, 384 pages. IN A RECENT New York Times podcast interview, Sarah Broom reflected that in the era of climate upheaval, we’re all living with an inheritance of Continue reading
Henry Holy & Co., 2018. $32, 416 pages. FULMAR, puffin, kittiwake, gull, guillemot, cormorant and shag, shearwater, gannet, great auk “and its cousin razorbill,” albatross. The Seabird’s Cry accompanies a dozen Continue reading
An update from the author: I’m back in Alabama, taking the dogs out on an early Sunday morning. Long grass soaks my boots with dew. The light is pearly, the day’s Continue reading