Sara St. Antoine
Sara St. Antoine is a freelance writer and editor with a longstanding interest in helping young people appreciate and connect with the natural world. She has created educational materials for the National Wildlife Federation, Conservation International, World Wildlife Fund, National Audubon Society, and Western National Parks Association; written environmental science radio dramas for the American Association for the Advancement of Science; and published a number of short stories and novels in which wildlife and the natural world feature prominently. From 2009-10, she received a Switzer Leadership Grant to create outreach materials for the Children and Nature Network, including a website of activities and book recommendations to inspire families to spend more time together outdoors. She is also the editor of the award-winning Stories from Where We Live series for young people—volumes of fiction, poetry, and memoir that offer insights into people’s relationship to the natural world in different ecoregions of North America. The series, published by Milkweed Editions, currently includes volumes on the North Atlantic Coast, Great North American Prairie, California Coast, Gulf Coast, Great Lakes, and South Atlantic Coast and Piedmont.