Wild Spectacle

Wild Spectacle

Seeking Wonders in a World beyond Humans

by Janisse Ray

One woman's intentional exploration of the wild world

Looking for adventure and continuing a process of self-discovery, Janisse Ray has repeatedly set out to immerse herself in wildness, to be wild, and to learn what wildness can teach us. From overwintering with monarch butterflies in Mexico to counting birds in Belize, the stories in Wild Spectacle capture ...

  • Paperback
  • 9781595349873
  • Published: August 2022


  • Hardcover
  • 9781595349576
  • Published: October 2021


  • eBook
  • 9781595349583
  • Published: October 2021


Forthcoming Events

Reading and Conversation with Janisse Ray at Lander University2022-04-06 19:30:00320 Stanley Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29649 Greenwood, South CarolinaRead more
Janisse Ray at the Bread Loaf Environmental Conference2022-06-12 11:00:00Bread Loaf Inn 4229 Route 125 Ripton, VT 05766Read more
Janisse Ray at the Rural Writing Institute with Kathryn Aalto2022-04-09 11:00:00Online Event, details forthcomingRead more
Janisse Ray at the Laura Riding Jackson House Writing Workshop2022-03-12 09:30:006155 College Lane Vero Beach, FL 32966Read more
Janisse Ray at the Lenten Organ and Poetry Series2022-03-10 11:00:001901 23rd St, Vero Beach, FL 32960Read more
Janisse Ray at the Georgia Collegiate Honors Conference2022-03-04 18:00:00Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College 2802 Moore Hwy, Tifton, GA 31793Read more
Janisse Ray at Spring Island Trust2022-02-24 18:00:0040 Mobley Oaks Ln. Okatie, SC 29909Read more
Janisse Ray at the Oshner Lifelong Learning Institute2022-02-21 12:00:00Online Event via Zoom Read more
Janisse Ray at Greensleeves Book Club2022-01-24 19:00:00members-only event: www.eealliance.orgRead more
Janisse Ray at the Pat Conroy Literary Center’s 6th Annual March Forth2022-03-06 11:30:00Penn Center 16 Penn Center E., St. Helena Island, SCRead more
Janisse Ray at the Southern Festival of Books2021-10-30 19:30:00VirtualRead more
Janisse Ray in conversation with Kathryn Aalto2021-10-27 18:00:00*Virtual Event* Live on Zoom!Read more
Janisse Ray at The Georgia Writers Museum2021-12-07 19:00:00109 S Jefferson Ave, Eatonton, GA 31024Read more
Janisse Ray at Nevermore Books2021-12-03 18:00:00910 Port Republic St, Beaufort, SC 29902Read more
Janisse Ray with Authors on the Air2021-12-03 16:00:00*Virtual Event* 601 Bladen St, Beaufort, SC 29902Read more
Janisse Ray at the Bookshelf2021-11-18 14:00:00126 S Broad St, Thomasville, GA 31792Read more
Janisse Ray at Eagle Eye Books2021-11-06 14:00:002076 N Decatur Rd, Decatur, GA 30033Read more
Janisse Ray at Georgia Center for the Book2021-11-04 19:00:00215 Sycamore St, Decatur, GA 30030Read more
Janisse Ray at M. Judson Booksellers2021-11-03 19:00:00130 S Main St, Suite 200A Greenville, SC 29601Read more
Janisse Ray at Tombolo Books2021-11-02 18:30:00*Virtual Event* 2153 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33712Read more
Janisse Ray at First Presbyterian Church of Hilton Head2021-10-31 16:00:00540 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928Read more
Janisse Ray at The Porch Collective2021-10-30 14:00:002811 Dogwood Place Nashville Tennessee 37204Read more
Janisse Ray at Book Lady2021-10-28 18:30:006 E Liberty Street Savannah, GARead more