Ecotone will move to a new virtual home with the launch of our tenth-anniversary issue on May 27, 2015. We’re excited to welcome you to our new site, and to share this latest issue with you! Please visit us on the 27th—and until then, you can find our usual online features, and our most recent issue, here.
Ben Fountain's foreword to Lookout Books's new anthology of Ecotone fiction, Astoria to Zion
—Gina Webb, Atlanta Journal Constitution
We live in a time when essays are often bullied into being articles, when the marketplace and the Internet, both ever-hungry for action, serve to cattle-prod the lounging essayist out of his or her natural ambling pace and into something closer to a march.
I once talked with an ecologist, Clinton Epps, who was studying how the wall being built at the U.S.–Mexico border might affect wildlife. A situation so hard for people was, not surprisingly, problematic for animals as well.