Alison Hawthorne Deming’s most recent book is Zoologies: On Animals and the Human Spirit (Milkweed, 2014). She is the author of three additional nonfiction books and four poetry books, most recently Rope (Penguin, 2009).
Her first book Science and Other Poems won the Walt Whitman Award of the Academy of American Poets. She has received fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Wallace Stegner Fellowship at Stanford University, among other honors. Former Director of the UA Poetry Center, she is the newly appointed Agnese Nelms Haury Chair in Environment and Social Justice at the University of Arizona and teaches in the Creative Writing Program. She lives in Tucson, Arizona and Grand Manan, New Brunswick.
Contributions to Humans & Nature:
- Bad Habits and Good Habitats: A Modest Proposal
A response to “How far should we go to bring back lost species?”