Amy Weldon

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


The Yellow House

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


The Seabird’s Cry

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