Today on the Nightboat blog, we're taking a spotlight to Cole Swensen's Art in Time, published in May by Nightboat. Read through for Cole's take on the artists who inspired the writing of this collection--as…

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Happy publication day to Gillian Osborne's Green Green Green, a collection of hybrid essays on histories of nature writing and the natural world. Here, Gillian Osborne writes on the work of artist Orra White, the wife of American geologist Edward Hitchcock, and how the impact of her work and the experience of looking through her archive influenced Osborne's thinking behind Green Green Green. ______________________________________________________________________ “When Flowers annually died and I was a child, I used to read Dr Hitchcock’s Book on the Flowers of North America,” Emily Dickinson wrote to Thomas Wentworth Higginson in 1877. “This comforted their Absence – assuring me…

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