Ecotone heads to DC this weekend for the 2018 Split This Rock Poetry Festival!
Find us at the Social Change Book Fair on Saturday.


Nick Neely

Nick Neely is enjoying his first year as a master’s candidate in the Literature and Environment program at the University of Nevada-Reno. He is a recent graduate of Brown University and the former editor of Watershed, Brown’s journal of environment and culture. He is also the founding editor of The LBJ: Avian Life, Literary Arts, a new journal devoted to the conservation of birds and fine writing.

Mother Nature, Her Eels

Under streetlight, the line comes reeling in. It’s Friday night on the Seekonk River, and a Dominican immigrant has an American eel, Anguilla rostrata, on the hook. This is a “yellow eel,” slightly more than a foot long,…