Barbara Hurd is the author of eight books including two books coming out in 2016: Tidal Rhythms: Change and Resilience at the Edge of the Sea (with photographer Stephen Strom) and Listening to the Savage/River Notes and Half-Heard Melodies. Her essays have appeared in numerous journals including The Yale Review, The Georgia Review, Orion, Audubon, and others. She is the recipient of an NEA Fellowship for Creative Nonfiction, winner of the Sierra Club’s National Nature Writing Award, three Pushcart Prizes, five Maryland State Arts Council Awards, and a 2015 Guggenheim Fellowship. Barbara Hurd teaches in the MFA in Writing Program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts.
PART ENVIRONMENTAL HISTORY, part high-seas drama, part mythology, ecology, and cultural history, this is a crowded book that chronicles the author’s meanderings from Baja California to Newfoundland, the Galápagos, and back Continue reading
THE SKY IS PINK this morning and on the shore a whole host of sea stars has been stranded. I know from the charts the moon was full last night, the Continue reading
I am such a long way in I see no way through and no space: everything is close to my face, and everything close to my face is stone. — Rainer Continue reading