Help find the Franklin’s Bumble Bee

If you’re in Southern Oregon or Northern California, you might be able to help in the search for a species of bee that is, at best, endangered and, at worst, extinct. The Franklin’s bumble bee (Bombus Franklini) is endemic to this region and has not been seen in 15 years. You can learn more at … Read more

Where Oceans Hide Their Dead: Now on Audible.com

At last, it’s ready… on Audible.com.https://adbl.co/2ZINs6j You can listen to a sample here: Ashland Creek Press · Where Oceans Hide Their Dead (sample) Read by yours truly, warts and all. The end result is 8 hours and change long but I lost count of how many hours I spent recording and re-recording these chapters. Partly … Read more

The emergence of eco-literature

So what I have been up to these past few months? Well, I went and co-founded a publishing house: Ashland Creek Press. As you know, I’m passionate about animal rights and the environment.That’s why I wrote The Tourist Trail. But one of the reasons I struggled to find a mainstream publisher for this novel was … Read more