Insistent Grace

Catalog, Collection / Friday, December 11th, 2020

A Fellow of the International League of Conservation Writers, Elizabeth C. Herron also writes about the importance of natural systems in the well-being of all life. Her writing has been supported by the Mesa Refuge for Writers, the Foundation for Deep Ecology, and Poets & Writers. She is a four-times Pushcart Prize nominee in poetry, the author of five poetry chapbooks and a book of short fiction. She makes her home in the Bay Area.

At a time when the natural world is so immediately threatened, Elizabeth Herron reminds us what it is we love so much about it. –Susan Page Tillett, executive director Mesa Ridge

These are necessary poems, born from an understanding of the need to protect our lovely blue-green planet, the only home we know. –Lucille Lang Day, author of Becoming an Ancestor and Infinities, coeditor of Fire and Rain: Ecopoetry of California

Pure love of the world of nature … a merging into the greater whole of the other-than-human world … an embodiment of the sacred. –Gail Entrekin, editor of Canary, author of Rearrangement of the Invisible

Like deep breaths drawn effortlessly in, the poems and images of Insistent Grace are satisfying to the core. –Arthur Dawson, author of Where the World Begins: Sonoma Mountain Stories and Images

Elizabeth Herron evokes Mother Nature’s insistent grace – a power that compels respect and can help us heal ourselves and our planet. –Marilou Awiakta, author of Selu: Seeking the Corn Mother’s Wisdom