September 4, 2019

Nineteenth-Century Contexts: Special Issue on Ecologies of the Atlantic Archipelago

Nineteenth-Century Contexts: Special Issue on Ecologies of the Atlantic Archipelago

May 2021 Issue

Guest Editors: Seán Hewitt & Anna Pilz

Studies of the intertwined histories of Great Britain, Ireland, and their associated islands have given rise to the notion of ‘archipelagic studies’. As in John Kerrigan’s seminal work Archipelagic English, the cover of which shows the familiar image of Great Britain and Ireland on a map tilted, reaching out from mainland Europe and into the Atlantic, this involves a new perspective on geography, identity, and the ...

ALECC 2020: Watershed, lit., fig.

Call for Creative Writing, Academic Papers, Panels, and Other Presentations

Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada Association pour la littérature, l’environnement et la culture au Canada ALECC Biennial Conference  (

June 17-20, 2020, University of Saskatchewan At the heart of Saskatoon, on Treaty 6 territory and the homeland of the Métis.

Conference web site:

Watershed, lit., fig.

1.a. The line separating the waters flowing into different rivers or river basins; a narrow elevated tract of ground between two drainage areas; a water-parting. 1.b. figurative. A turning point (in history, ...

Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California

Edited by Lucille Lang Day and Ruth Nolan. Scarlet Tanager Books, 2018.

Scarlet Tanager Books is pleased to offer complimentary copies of Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California (2018, 462 pp.) to ASLE members interested in reviewing it or considering it for course adoption. Contact: Lucille Lang Day,

A finalist for the 2019 Eric Hoffer Book Award in Poetry, Fire and Rain contains more than 250 poems by 149 contributors, including Ellen Bass, Christopher Buckley, Alison Hawthorne Deming, Camille T. Dungy, Ann Fisher-Wirth, Rebecca Foust, Dana Gioia, Rafael Jesús ...