Janisse Ray is an American writer whose subject is often nature. She is the author of five books of literary nonfiction and a collection of eco-poetry. Ray lives on an organic farm near the confluence of the Altamaha and Ohoopee rivers in southern Georgia. Amy Wright is the author of two poetry books, one collaboration, and six chapbooks. Her essays and interviews appear in Brevity, Fourth Genre, Georgia Review, Guernica, Kenyon Review, and online at awrightawright.com. This interview has been edited and condensed for publication.