Ian Marshall is a professor of English and Environmental Studies at Penn State Altoona. A former president of the Association for the Study of Literature and Environment, Ian is the author of four books: Story Line: Exploring the Literature of the Appalachian Trail (Virginia, 1998); Peak Experiences: Walking Meditations on Literature, Nature, and Need (Virginia, 2003); Walden by Haiku (Georgia, 2009); and Border Crossings: Walking the Haiku Path on the International Appalachian Trail (Hiraeth, 2012). These are hybrid works combining scholarly inquiry with either personal narrative or haiku. He is also the editor of an anthology of environmental writing called Reading Shaver’s Creek: Ecological Reflections from an Appalachian Forest. His poems, haiku, and haibun have been published in several journals, among them ISLE: Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment, Terra Nova, Spirit, Modern Haiku, The Heron’s Nest, Frogpond, and White Lotus.When he’s not busy playing at being a scholar, Ian spends his time playing guitar, writing songs, hiking, biking, or kayaking. And of course, reading—preferably about people playing guitar, writing songs, hiking, biking, kayaking, or otherwise engaging with the natural world.
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