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Author: Lucille Lang Day and Ruth Nolan, Editors

Lucille Lang Day has published ten poetry collections and chapbooks, including BECOMING AN ANCESTOR and Dreaming of Sunflowers: Museum Poems. She is a coeditor of FIRE AND RAIN: ECOPOETRY OF CALIFORNIA and RED INDIAN ROAD WEST: NATIVE AMERICAN POETRY FROM CALIFORNIA and the author of two children's books, Chain Letter and THE RAINBOW ZOO, as well as a memoir, Married at Fourteen: A True Story. Her poems, essays, and short stories have appeared widely in magazines and anthologies, and her many honors include the Joseph Henry Jackson Award in Literature, the Blue Light Poetry Prize, two PEN Oakland Awards, and nine Pushcart nominations. She received her BA in biological sciences, MA in zoology, and PhD in science/mathematics education at the University of California, Berkeley, and her MA in English and MFA in creative writing at San Francisco State University.

Ruth Nolan, a former wildland firefighter for the Bureau of Land Management's California Desert District, is a widely published writer/scholar whose work focuses on California's deserts. She is professor of creative writing at College of the Desert, Palm Desert, California. The recipient of a Bread Loaf Environmental Writers Fellowship and a California Writers Residency Award, she is the author of the poetry book Ruby Mountain and essay collections California Drive and Notes from the Gateway to Death Valley, as well as the editor of No Place for a Puritan: The Literature of California's Deserts. Her short story "Palimpsest," published in LA Fiction: Southland Stories by Southland Writers, received a Sequestrum Magazine 2016 Editor's Reprint Award and was nominated for a 2016 PEN Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers. She holds her MFA in creative writing from the University of California, Riverside.

Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California
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Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California

Scarlet Tanager Books

Poetry. Environmental Studies. California Interest. Foreword by Dana Gioia. Introduction by Jack Foley. More than 250 poems by 149 contributors, including Ellen Bass, Christopher Buckley, Alison Hawthorne Deming, Camille T. Dungy, Ann Fisher-Wirth, ...

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