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The Journal of Wild Culture
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A Looser Kind of Disciplined Parenting
A review of Alison Gopnick's new book, The Gardener and the Carpenter. By Juliet Waters, with an excerpt from the book.
Playing fast & loose at the tunnel end
A brilliant and richly 'camp' art show inspires our writer to navigate the void between the wild and culture of death and dying. By Gene Threndyle.
Fallen tears for planting
“Still my heart goes on raining and now it pools on the street and roils down the gutter." Poems by Susan L. Helwig.
I was trespassing a sacred garden
Spinning new cloth . . . unraveling the hard fabric of a globalized economy. By John Davis.
Reading the recipe in the landscape
How a foraging chef unearths 'dynamic cuisine' in a garden made wildly — under a monumental city bridge. By Kevin Evilsizor.
'I’ve changed. I was bad. I love you.'
Little windows (AKA flash fiction) of poison ivy welts, sex with his brother, plain pizza and nuances of moisture and mud. By Marianne Rossant.
Human Tinkering with the Beast
'Imagine an embedded neural implant operating in the brain itself. In other words, maybe we could hack the animal.' By Herbert Wright.
Before we ever heard of urban greening
Remembering a visionary who pointed the way to reinhabit nature on the street and on the roof. By Sean Cosgrove.
The sea inside us
Look what the surf brought in . . . poems by Matthew Clegg, Andrew Greig, Yahia Lababidi, Lynne Rees and R. S. Thomas.
100 lashes if you don't die laughing!
Stéphane Charbonnier and the Charlie Hebdo team — standing up for the creative spirit of dissent.
Soul Song of an Eco-warrior
Why Edward Abbey's sense of what matters is imprinted in local places we cherish. By John Davis.
In the spell of Green Enchantments
What happens when the untethered inner outside blows in through the front door. A poem by Tom Hirons.
Messaging the Future
Unearthing texting customs from the past — and thoughts on what might come next. By Herbert Wright.
Official journal of the Society for the Preservation of Wild Culture