New Poetry

“Letter to 2050” Scientific American, January 2021

“Territory Drive” terrain.org, Letter to America Series https://www.terrain.org/2020/letter-to-america/letter-to-america-deming-2/

“The Dioramas” Fractured Ecologies, ed. Chad Weidner, Agger, Denmark: EyeCorner Press, 2020

“Neil Armstrong’s Heart” and “Dear Moon” Giant Steps: Fifty Poets on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon Landing and Beyond, ed. Paul Munden and Shane Strange, Canberra, Australia: Recent Work Press, 2019

“Two Poems in Memory of Merwin: The Trowel and The Leaf” Kenyon Review online, 2019, https://kenyonreview.org/kr-online-issue/in-memoriam-3/selections/alison-hawthorne-deming-763879/

“Galapagos” New England Review, 39.1, 2018 http://nereview.com

“The Gardener’s Creed” forthcoming in An Island in the Stream: Ecocritical and Literary Responses to Cuban Environmental Culture, Lexington Books. 2018

“Castalia” Green Linden Press, Issue 1

“Golden Pomegranate” Edible Baja Arizona Magazine in photo essay “Sonoran Desert Musings” By Adela Licona http://ediblebajaarizona.com/essay-sonoran-desert-musings

“Afterlife” for Rafe Sagarin, Shenandoah Magazine Blog, July 2015 http://shenandoahliterary.org/blog/2015/07/afterlife-by-alison-hawthorne-deming/

“Morning in the Lung” September 3, 2014 : Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments

“Stairway to Heaven” January 24, 2014 : Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day

“Chauvet” July/August 2012 : Orion

“Mosquitoes” May-June 2012 : American Scientist

“The Toothbrush” January 2011 : For Steve Orlen (1942 – 2010)

“Pandora on Prozac,” “Specimens Collected at the Clearcut,” and “Glooscap in Wolfville” with audio Fall 2009 : Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments

“To Orpheus, If You Had Been My Brother…,” “Eurydice,” and “Zeus” February 2007

“Persephone Speaks” September 1, 2006 : Kore Press Blog, Persephone Speaks

“The Andrews Forest Quartet” Spring 2006 : HJ Andrews Experimental Forest Writers-in-Residence Program [more info]


New Prose

“The Stone Weirs,” Carbon Copy: Climate Science + Literary Arts, ed. Lawrence Lenhart, Fall 2019, https://www.carboncopy.world/deming

Invasive Beauty,” The Georgia Review, Spring 2019, https://www.thegeorgiareview.com/posts/invasive-beauty/

“A Portrait in Five Portraits,” Meridel Le Sueur Essay, Water~Stone, Winter 2018, https://waterstonereview.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Deming.pdf

“Spill Stories: Drag Racing to the End of the World,” terrain.org, 2018  https//www.terrain.org

“Driving the Cadillac to Valhalla,” Arkansas International, 2018 https://www/arkint.org

“On Borders, North and South,” High Country News, September, 19, 2016

“The House Built of Herring,” Prairie Schooner, Winter 2016

“Coming Home to Earth: What Purse Seines, Pumpjacks, and a Twitter Feed from Space Taught one Worried Citizen about the Beauty of Climate Change in 2016” The Georgia Review, Summer 2016

“The Cheetah Run” July 6, 2014 : Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments

“Curatorial Commentary” 2013 : The Language of Conservation: Poetry in Library and Zoo Collaborations (Poets House)

Ruin and Renewal January 2013 : Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built + Natural Environments

Brazilian Notebook Summer 2012 : A Blog Series on Terrain.org

People, Habitat, Poetry: The University of Arizona Poetry Center 2011 : Blueprints: Bringing Poetry to Communities (The University of Utah Press and The Poetry Foundation)

“Culture, Biology, and Emergence” : An Excerpt Spring 2009 : The Georgia Review (Special Issue)

“The Future of Environmental Essay” Summer/Fall 2008 : Terrain.org: A Journal of the Built & Natural Environments [Alison’s Association of Writers and Writing Programs conference presentation—along with David Gessner, David Rothenberg, and Lauret Savoy—with audio excerpt]

“Brief Encounter on the Savanna” Summer 2008: OnEarth [and listen to podcast and interview: “What Nature Teaches — If We Listen”]

“Cormorant,” “My Cat Jeffrey,” and “Dogtags” February 2007 : Forthcoming in Zoologies

“The Owl, Spotted” Fall 2006 : OnEarth [more info]