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an online magazine for readers and writers of nature writing

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Nature writing is born out of love, respect, and awe. It finds its subject during days of close observation of the natural world. It finds its voice in the relationship with nature developed during those days.

— Doubling Back: ten paths trodden in memory by Linda Cracknell, Freight Books, 2014. Photo by Goran Bogicevic

Latest Articles

Night Light

by Thomas Chan

It was nearing sunset and we still hadn’t made camp. Standing on a dusty hill overlooking the valley below and the mountains in the distance, the farthest of which formed a neat little indent into the orange-pink sky, with a stream of water behind us filling up our water bottles, we prepared to settle down […]

The Sunflower Way

by Mary Mageau

Whenever the yen for discovery returns, it is time to be off again on a road trip. Not for us—the freeways with their endless lines of speeding traffic and sterile scenery. By choosing to explore an unfamiliar back road or byway, delightful and unexpected surprises often result. The Queensland road between Warwick and Toowoomba is […]

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