Amy Irvine

Amy Irvine

Amy Irvine writes about the environment and social-justice issues. Her work has appeared in Orion, Pacific Standard, Climbing, Rock and Ice, Literary Hub, and High Country News. Her latest book, Air Mail: Letters of Politics, Pandemics and Place, is coauthored by Pam Houston and will be available this fall.

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We Can No Longer Take Breathing for Granted

Between a global pandemic, protests against police brutality, and unprecedented environmental rollbacks, a lifelong asthmatic reflects on how 2020 is the year we must come to terms with the tenuous nature of this simple act—and why ensuring our fragile future begins with protecting our air

Amy Irvine
Jun 25, 2020