Alison Hawthorne Deming

Alison Hawthorne Deming’s most recent works include Zoologies: On Animals and the Human Spirit (Milkweed Editions, 2014) and Stairway to Heaven: Poems (Penguin Poets, 2016). “Invasive Beauty” will be included in a forthcoming book, “Lament for the Makers,” supported by a Guggenheim Fellowship. Deming is a Regents’ Professor and holds the Agnese Nelms Haury Chair in Environment and Social Justice at the University of Arizona. She lives in Tucson and on Grand Manan Island, New Brunswick.

Georgia Review Archive for Alison Hawthorne Deming

Invasive Beauty

No other creature holds the same romance
in the minds of Icelanders as herring. 
   —Anita Elefson, historian, Herring Era Museum

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