Alison Hawthorne Deming is the author of four books of poetry and four books of nonfiction, including Zoologies: On Animals and the Human Spirit, published in October. She is also the editor of two anthologies.
Alison teaches creative writing at the University of Arizona where she was recently appointed as Agnese Nelms Haury Professor of Environment and Social Justice. She serves on the boards of Orion magazine and Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments. She is a Senior Fellow at the Spring Creek Project at Oregon State University.