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


Robert Root

Robert Root is the editor of the anthologies Landscapes With Figures: The Nonfiction of Place and, with Michael Steinberg, The Fourth Genre: Contemporary Writers of/on Creative Nonfiction. He is also the author of the critical study E. B. White: The Emergence of an Essayist and Recovering Ruth: A Biographer’s Tale. His creative nonfiction works-in-progress are set along the Front Range of Colorado, the Hudson and Rhine Rivers, and the Erie Canal.

The Pattern of Life Indelible

A lake is the landscape’s most beautiful and expressive feature. It is earth’s eye; looking into which the beholder measures the depth of his own nature. —Henry David Thoreau, Walden   I. Great Pond 2002 I am surprised when I…