The Association for the Study of Literature and Environment website deals with literature that considers the relationship between human beings and the natural world. It covers the genres of literary nonfiction, nature poetry, and environmental fiction, including ecofeminism.
A collection of public domain and open access documents with a focus on American and English literature as well as Western philosophy. Its purpose is to help facilitate a person’s liberal arts education.
In addition to administrating publishing programs in the humanities, the MLA is a leading advocate for the study and teaching of languages and literatures and serves as a clearinghouse for professional resources for teachers and scholars.
The California Writers Club started over 100 years ago and hosts events for all levels of writers. Network at workshops, seminars, contests and conferences or the writers’ picnic at Joaquin Miller Park in Oakland. Each branch presents its own speakers and resources. Find a branch in your area including Berkeley, Marin, San Francisco, hosting events with young writers’ and writers’ advice and Napa Valley which just started a writers’ salon.