Items by A. E. Smith
The Portland, Ore., based writer talks about the role of landscape in her writing and her debut novel, The Orchardist.
In The Living Shore, food writer Rowan Jacobsen’s interest in the vanishing Olympia oyster leads him to a consuming fascination with threatened coastal ecosystems.
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