The Animals Among Us: A Nonfiction Exploration

This is narrative nonfiction at its best. […] The gender statistic for the thematic work in this issue happens to favor women (5 to 3). Given the usual unfavorable proportions for my gender, I notice this with pleasure. According to Creative Nonfiction’s February Newsletter the gender ratio in their last three issues has been half and half. […]

Skeptical at the start, I grew to like the thematic approach to publishing nonfiction, in this case animal-related nonfiction. It allows for a wide variety of perspectives on the co-existence of creatures – human and non-human – that no single work of art could capture, using various techniques of the craft. – Christiane Alsop