2019 Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature
Submissions Are Open for 2019 Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature
Ashland Creek Press is pleased to announce that submissions are open for the fifth Siskiyou Prize for New Environmental Literature, judged this year by Carol J. Adams and sponsored by Ashland Creek Press and the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology.
The 2019 Siskiyou Prize is open to published books and unpublished book-length manuscripts in fiction and nonfiction, including novels, memoirs, and short story and essay collections. The winner will receive a cash award of $1,000 and a two-week residency at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology during the 2020-2021 residency season. All unpublished manuscripts will be considered for publication by Ashland Creek Press.
Carol J. Adams is author of The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory, which has been translated into German, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Turkish, Portuguese, Spanish, and French. She has contributed to and edited numerous anthologies, including Ecofeminism and the Sacred and The Feminist Care Tradition in Animal Ethics. She is also the author of Burger in Bloomsbury’s Object Lessons series, Neither Man nor Beast: Feminism and the Defense of Animals, The Pornography of Meat, and, most recently, Protest Kitchen: Fight Injustice, Save the Planet, and Fuel Your Resistance One Meal at a Time, with Virginia Messina. She lives with her partner and two rescue dogs in Dallas.
The Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, founded in 1970, fosters creativity, inquiry, and place-based reflection, deepening the relationships between people and nature. The Center offers workshops, residencies, and community events at its campus on the central Oregon coast, at the edge of a Nature Conservancy preserve and in the center of the Cascade Head Scenic Research Area and a United Nations Biosphere Reserve.
Ashland Creek Press is an independent publisher of eco-literature, which includes books in all genres about animals, the environment, and the planet we all call home. The press is passionate about books that foster an appreciation for worlds outside our own, for nature and the animal kingdom, and for the ways in which we all connect.
The Siskiyou Prize is named for the Klamath-Siskiyou region of northern California and southern Oregon, one of the most diverse eco-regions in the world. The award is open to full-length published and unpublished books, including novels, memoirs, short story collections, and essay collections. The winner receives a cash award of $1,000 and a two-week residency at the Sitka Center. All entries are considered for publication by Ashland Creek Press.
For more information, visit https://siskiyouprize.com or https://www.ashlandcreekpress.com.