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Among Animals: The Lives of Animals and Humans in Contemporary Short Fiction
by Diane Lefer (Goodreads Author), Jean Ryan (Goodreads Author), Mary Akers (Goodreads Author), C.S. Malerich, Patrick Hicks (Goodreads Author), Midge Raymond (Goodreads Author), Philip Armstrong, Rosalie Loewen , more…Julian Hoffman (Goodreads Author), John Yunker (Goodreads Author) …less
"Whether whimsical, sorrowful, or simply satisfying, the tales Yunker has brought together ask us to pay attention to not only our actions toward animals but also the emotions that motivate our behavior. Any animal lover or connoisseur of high-quality fiction will appreciate this collection and the artistry of its contributors."
"The sixteen talented writers who ...more
Kindle Edition, 171 pages
Published January 12th 2014 by Ashland Creek Press
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I have recently done my senior project and during my research I delved into the history of canine domestication and this book is a good read if you're interested in that topic. This book does a really good job of articulating the history of animal and human partnership through an unbiased lens - which is something that I really appreciated for my research.
Though I dropped out of college decades ago, I ended up teaching for 23 years in the MFA in Writing Program at Vermont College. But back in the day, I ran away to Oaxaca, Mexico where the people and place inspired many of the stories in The Circles I Move In. My love and respect for Latin America still guide me--most recently as Hector Aristizábal's co-author. The Blessing Next to the Wound is his ...moreMore about Diane Lefer...