Alison Hawthorne Deming’s scientific meditation “The Rabbit On Mars” (Isotope 4.1) is now included in the 2007 edition of the annual collection, Best American Science and Nature Writing (Houghton Mifflin) edited by Richard Preston.
Sunshine O’Donnell’s essay “Consumption” (Isotope 3.1, and winner of Isotope’s 2005 Editor’s Prize in Nonfiction) has been reprinted in the first volume of The Best Creative Nonfiction, edited by Lee Gutkind.
Donna Steiner’s essay “Cold,” (Isotope 4.1) has been listed as a Notable Essay of 2006 in the 2007 edition of Best American Essays, edited by David Foster Wallace.
Sharon White’s essay “Bamboo” (Isotope 4.2) recently won the AWP 2007 Award Series Prize in Creative Nonfiction for her book Gardens, which will be published by the University of Georgia Press in 2008. “Bamboo” is featured as a chapter in the book.
Isotope has received several favorable reviews on NewPages, one from yours truly who found the publication a surprisingly delightful blend of science and nature and literature. An unassuming publication that has never disappointed; the kind of writing you didn’t know existed until you read it, and then you wonder why you never knew of it before. Check it out.