"Tracks not just the bird's globe-hurtling journeys, but the passion and determination of the people in two hemisphere who are trying to save it." —Scott Weidensaul, Pulitzer Prize nominee and author, Living on the Wind and Return to Wild America
"This book is a pleasure to read, and will open the eyes of many to the life of a small creature fighting an enormous fight." —David Gessner, author, Return of the Osprey and Soaring with Fidel
Cerulean Blues first catches a reader's eye and ear as a fetching little piece about a fetching little creature of the treetops . . . The beauty of this slender volume . . .is that it tries to reach a deeper personal level than that of the usual narrow-niche bird book." —Donald A. Carr"
Cerulean Blues is many things. It's a fine work of nature writing that has its roots in American transcendentalism . . . It's a twenty-first century ecological manifesto, a plea for help in saving a small warbler." —Cheryl B. Torsney, ConnotationPress.com
"Katie Fallon is a wonderful storyteller, nailing all the details in every memory that add to the flavor but also the relevance of each account. Images are skillfully placed where they make the biggest impact." —The Tusculum Review
About the Author
Katie Fallon has had nonfiction pieces in a variety of magazines and journals, including Appalachian Heritage, Isotope: A Journal of Literary Nature and Science Writing, and River Teeth: A Journal of Nonfiction Narrative. Her essay Lost,” published in The Fourth River, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize in 2008. She teaches creative writing at West Virginia University. She lives in Morgantown, West Virginia.