Sharman Apt Russell is pleased to be considered in the book world as a nature/science writer. Although most of her books are creative nonfiction for adults, she also uses fiction to tell certain stories. Mostly these involve magical realism, in both adult and children’s literature. Her first science fiction, Knocking on Heaven’s Door (Yucca Publishing, January 2016), uses theories of panpsychism and a holographic universe to express her secret belief that magical realism is actually realism.
Learning to love each moment of wild, radiant life. Continue reading
I AM SQUATTING on a sandy riverbank, watching a pack of western red-bellied tiger beetles eat a dead frog. Continue reading
Editor’s Note: We are unlocking this archive piece to celebrate the release of The Book of Bugs, on sale now. I AM FORTUNATE to live in an area where the stink bug, also Continue reading