Adrienne Ross Scanlan

Adrienne Ross Scanlan is the author of Turning Homeward: Restoring Hope and Nature in the Urban Wild (Washington State Book Award 2017 Finalist).

For over 20 years, she has immersed herself in all things nature as a citizen scientist, restoration volunteer, lay naturalist, and docent at zoos and animal shelters.Her nature writing, personal essays, and other creative nonfiction have been published in anthologies, print, and online magazines.

She has received a Seattle Arts Commission award, an Artist Trust Literature Fellowship, and from 2012 to 2017 she was nonfiction editor of The Blue Lyra Review—A Literary Magazine of Diverse Voices.

Book Reviews by Adrienne Ross Scanlan

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The environment as an idea that explains human impact on our world sprang not from Rachel Carson’s iconic Silent Spring but from the unwanted awareness forced by World War II that we live

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“this engaging, well-written book is must reading for anyone who thinks climate change is just about the weather.”

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The Secret Lives of Glaciers melts a reader’s interest faster than climate change is melting Iceland’s glaciers. Author and geographer M.

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The future is inescapably the past, or so it often seems in What Future.

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Seaweed Chronicles is the story of a place as told by the once abundant creatures that became resources for human use, and the last harvest left: the habitat, or rather the ocean forests o