Donna Seaman

In Our Nature: Stories of Wildness

In Our Nature contains stories by Margaret Atwood, Rick Bass, Rick DeMarinis, E. L. Doctorow, Percival Everett, Tess Gallagher, Linda Hogan, Barry Lopez, Pauline Melville, Kent Meyers, Lorrie Moore, Chris Offutt, Simon J. Ortiz, and Francine Prose.

"A remarkable collection of stories about wildness, consistently strong and fascinating, with great variety in the voices represented."
--Chicago Tribune

"A wonderfully varied collection of short fiction."

"Each of these strikingly original narrative expands the horizon of conventional nature writing."

"A superb collection of short stories that digs deep into the psyche to explore our wild nature--our instincts, fears, and spiritual connection to nature."
--Library Journal

Selected Works

This "Encounter" with Erik Larson illuminates many crucial aspects of the art of researching and writing creative nonfiction.
It was a thrill to select stories by Christine Sneed, Joe Meno, Achy Obejas, Bayo Ojikutu, Melissa Fraterrigo, James Carpenter, Dave Schultz, and Frank Bergon.
I guest edited this issue
A grand celebration of the language of the land
Edited by Barry Lopez and Debra Gwartney
Anthology edited by Alison Swan
Essays, poetry, and stories about the Great Lakes
Author Interviews
Writers on the Air brings to print Donna Seamanís vibrant author interviews from her Chicago-based radio program, Open Books.
Fiction anthology
"These compelling short works... remind us of how important it is to go where the wild things are."
--O Magazine