Paula Bohince is the author of The Children and Incident at the Edge of Bayonet
Woods. She lives in Pennsylvania.
Allen Crawford designed and illustrated
Whitman Illuminated: Song of Myself, a
hand-drawn edition of Walt Whitman’s
iconic American poem. It will be published by Tin House Books this spring.
Michael Raudzis Dinkel’s recent work
includes The Shortened History of Alaska,
a mail-art discussion of mining near
salmon streams. He lives in Anchorage.
Cai Guo-Qiang is from Quanzhou
City, Fujian Province, China, and trained
in stage design at the Shanghai Theater
Academy. His work, which includes drawings, installations, and performances, has
been displayed around the world.
Janice N. Harrington teaches creative
writing at the University of Illinois. Her
latest book of poetry is The Hands of
Strangers: Poems from the Nursing Home.
Lowell Hayes’s 2011 exhibition The
Hemlocks! The Hemlocks! appeared at the
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts in
Boone, North Carolina.
Paul Kingsnorth is cofounder of the
Dark Mountain Project, an international network of writers and artists.
His first novel, The Wake, was published
Teddy Macker’s work appears in
Columbia, New Letters, The Sun, and elsewhere.
He lives on a farm in Carpinteria, California, with his wife and daughter.
Danica Novgorodoff lives in Brooklyn,
New York. Her latest graphic novel is The
Undertaking of Lily Chen.
Lucia Perillo is the author of Happiness
Is a Chemical in the Brain, a collection of
stories. Her sixth book of poems, On the
Spectrum of Possible Deaths, was published
by Copper Canyon Press in 2012.
Eva Saulitis’s most recent book is Into
Great Silence: A Memoir of Discovery and
Loss among Vanishing Orcas. She lives in
Ana Maria Spagna lives in a cabin in
snowy Stehekin, Washington. She is the
author, most recently, of Potluck: Community on the Edge of Wilderness.
Meera Subramanian is an independent journalist and Fulbright scholar. She
is working on a book about environmental
challenges in India.
Robert Sullivan is the author, most recently, of My American Revolution. His
piece in this issue is adapted from the introduction to Hemlock: A Forest Giant on
the Edge, to be published in April by Yale
Rachel Sussman’s photographs and
writing have appeared in the New York
Times, Wall Street Journal, and NPR’s
Picture Show. She has exhibited in museums
and galleries in the U.S. and Europe.
Walt Whitman was an American poet,
essayist, and journalist. His poem “Song
of Myself” appeared in Leaves of Grass,
which was published in 1855.
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