ASLE News

Report on “Writing in Place” Summer Writers’ Workshop

By Stella M Čapek, Hendrix College

This past June, Sterling College offered a “Writing in Place” workshop (June 9-20) that was co-sponsored by ASLE. Located in the tiny Vermont town of Craftsbury Common, Sterling is known for its Wildbranch Workshop. This summer, though, it tried out a different model. Instead of working with one visiting writer for a week, the seven of us who signed up for the workshop encountered four different writers over the course of two weeks–Clare Walker Leslie, John ...

ASLE Grants Awarded

We are extremely pleased to announce the winners of our new ASLE grants in several categories. Translation Grants were established in order to support work in ecocriticism from international scholars and to expand exchanges across cultures and continents. Book/Article/Media Project Subvention Grants were created to support innovative projects in ecocriticism and the environmental humanities. The Community Grants seek to support projects that will help build connections between the environmental humanities and place-based environmental organizations working outside the academy.

Our grant committees worked very hard ...