WFAN Board Members' Anti-Fracking Essay Included in New Book
WFAN board members Angie Carter, PhD, and Ahna Kruzic have co-authored an essay for a new book called Fracture: Essays, Poems, and Stories on Fracking in America. Their essay is titled "A Feminist's Guide to Fighting Pipelines." The book was published by Ice Cube Press, North Liberty, IA.
The essay was inspired by the two women's work in the Bakken Pipeline Resistance Coalition. It includes recommendations for getting a resistance movement started, as well as building community, looking ahead, and caring for yourself.
According to the publisher, "The book gathers many of our nation’s best environmental minds together and bears witness to hydraulic fracturing here in the United States. Fracture: Essays, Poems, and Stories on Fracking in America explores the well known, and little-known complexities of fracking through first-hand experience, investigative journalism, story-telling, and verse. At a time when politics and profits inhibit our ability to have meaningful discussions about the hazards of fracking, the perspectives in this collection are needed as never before to ignite the national conversation about how we can live with more compassion toward Earth."
Other contributors include Kathleen Dean Moore, Pam Houston, Linda Hogan, Alison Hawthorne Deming, and many other strong women writers, thinkers, and activists.
“This stunning collection of essays, poems, and fiction is gripping and illuminating. The implications of fracking on our land, air, water, and human communities are powerfully evoked. Indeed, no where else has such a gifted group of writers been assembled for a clarion call to awakening for our future generations.” – Mary Evelyn Tucker, Co-director of the Forum on Religion and Ecology at Yale, Co-author, Journey of the Universe