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books by Frances BackhouseAs a journalist and author, I write about nature, history and intersections between the two. Click on the Writing tab to learn about my books and read or listen to excerpts. The Magazines and More section will take you to a selection of my articles, essays and audio works.

In News & Notes you can peruse my latest publications; check out some of my media interviews and talks; read reviews of my books; find information about my readings, workshops and other events; and get updates on other news from my world of words.

Coming soon! Owls: Who Gives a Hoot?

Owls: Who Gives a Hoot? book cover

Available for pre-order from Orca Book Publishers now.