November 2014

Nov 14 22:34

Madison Jones reviews Jim Harrison’s SONGS OF UNREASON

Songs of Unreason. By Jim Harrison. Port Townsend, WA: Copper Canyon Press, 2011. 143 pp. $22. Harrison’s Songs of Unreason gives us the voice of ecological erosion through the perspective

October 2014

Oct 23 22:31

Sarah Lonelodge reviews Robin Wall Kimmer’s BRAIDING SWEETGRASS

Robin Wall Kimmerer, Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants. Milkweed Editions, 2014. 408 pp. Hardback $22.82. A beautifully tantalizing meld of botany, history, and memoir,

Oct 16 22:29

Of Erstwhile Words: Madison Jones Reviews Scrambled Eggs & Whiskey by Hayden Carruth

Winner of the 1996 National Book Award Featured on Garrison Keillor’s Writer’s Almanac You may be wondering why I am reviewing a book from 1996. How can a book from almost

Oct 10 22:28

Winter Solstice Nonfiction Teaser

The following is an excerpt from a nonfiction piece which is forthcoming in issue 4.3, Winter Solstice. Look for the full piece this December! eBay Wildlife Susan White My sister,

September 2014

Sep 30 22:27

Hector Mojena Reviews NO REGRETS, COYOTE by John Dufresne

John Dufresne, No Regrets, Coyote. New York: W.W. Norton, 2013. 336 pp. Hardback $14.95. “I’ll tell them how it came to be that a mild-mannered therapist from Melancholy, Florida, was

Sep 23 22:26

Issue 4.2 Release!

To announce the publication of our recent issue, I have included the editor’s note below. We hope you enjoy the issue as much as we did building it! Editor’s Note

Sep 18 22:22

Beth McDermott Reviews COLD ANTLER FARM by Jenna Woginrich.

Review of Cold Antler Farm by Jenna Woginrich. Roost Books. 216 pgs; Print, $16.95 by Beth McDermott “Homestead: to settle; to establish a home.”   If you don’t know Woginrich’s

Sep 11 22:17

Estill Pollock Reviews Cycling after Thomas and the English

Cycling after Thomas and the English by David Caddy (Sprout Hill Press)   ISBN 9780615779478 £10/$15 Reviewed by Estill Pollock In Cycling after Thomas and the English, David Caddy explores the

August 2014

Aug 11 22:09

Welcome to the Kudzu Vine

From all of us at Kudzu House, I’d like to announce our new blog, the Kudzu Vine. Here, we will review books, muse on the current state of ecocriticism, and