About Gregory Wolff

I am an almost-PhD in philosophy turned organic farmer, writer of fiction, poetry, essays and children’s literature, and very proud father of two enchanted and half-wild children. I live with my family amidst the musical forests of the Saint Lawrence River Valley, just north of the Adirondack Range. My writing appears or is forthcoming in Chicago Quarterly ReviewEVENT, Prairie Fire, Sycamore Review, The Moth, Terrain.org, Notre Dame Review,  J Journal, Painted Bride QuarterlyAbout Place Journal, Rust + MothWriters Resist and elsewhere. I am currently at work on a novel about an unlikely garden, a short story about life beneath ground, and a collection of my recent poetry.

I have spent many cherished hours in the field and forest, growing food, learning the art of sustainable forestry, and building happily imperfect structures with materials provided, mostly, by the earth herself. The wilderness of these intermingled spaces continues to spark my imagination, and populate even the darkest places with strange and beautiful creatures with stories to tell.

 

My Writing

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"The Golden Reflection" by yrjö jyske is licensed under CC BY 2.0 

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"Hermit Thrush - Catharus guttatus" by Tom Murray is licensed under CC BY 2.0 

"Hermit Thrush"
EVENT, Vol. 50, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2021

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Earth by Kevin Gill is licensed under CC BY 2.0 

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Cob House by Mahfuz Ahmed is licensed under CC BY 2.0 

"Wild Women"
forthcoming in Zone 3

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Rambling Roots by Judy Dean is licensed under CC BY 2.0 

"The Language of Trees"
Prairie Fire, Vol. 42, No. 1, Spring 2021

Wild Forest Fires

"Drained Land"
EVENT, Vol. 50, No. 1, Spring/Summer 2021

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Bluebird Box by Rachel Conlin Levy is licensed under CC BY 2.0 

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"Floating Woman"
Vassar Review

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El Rosario Monarch Butterfly reserve Mexico City by Charlie Marchant is licensed under CC BY 2.0 

"The Time of Butterflies" 
Prairie Fire, Vol 42, No. 1, Spring 2021

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"Things I Learned in Philosophy Class"

       The Moth, Issue 43, Winter 2020

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Mink by dennisicecap1 is licensed under CC BY 2.0 

                  "Apocalyptophobia",
Chicago Quarterly Review, Vol. 34, Fall 2021

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Antler by Terry Heiser / USFWS is licensed under CC BY 2.0 

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"The Rising"
J Journal

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Trees burned during Taylor Fire by Coconino National Forest is licensed under CC BY 2.0 

"How to Mourn a Forest"
About Place Journal

"Saving Beth's Farm"
forthcoming in Sycamore Review

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Stone Fence by Paul VanDerWerf is licensed under CC BY 2.0 

"The Keeping"
Rust + Moth

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LogSled-horseharness_profile_IMG_1851 by Stone Soup Institute is licensed under CC BY 2.0 

"Horse Logging on a Nova Scotian Mountainside"
The Antigonish Review, Issue 207, Fall 2021

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Field of horses by Paul Kari Nousiainen is licensed under CC BY 2.0 

"Standing in a Field of Horses"
The Antigonish Review, Issue 207, Fall 2021

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"Openings"
Forthcoming in Painted Bride Quarterly

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Broken Glass by davetoaster is licensed under CC BY 2.0 

"Glass"
Forthcoming in Notre Dame Review

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Sonja und Jens by Lichtblicke is licensed under CC BY 2.0. 

"Anne Frank"
Forthcoming in Notre Dame Review