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[3 Mar 2016 | One Comment | ]
Save the date!
AMONG A THOUSAND FIREFLIES book signing:
Saturday, March 12, 2016, 1-4pm.
Book Beat: Greenfield Rd, Oak Park, MI 48237
20% of all purchases go to the Sierra Club.
AMONG A THOUSAND FIREFLIES book cover

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[29 Jan 2016 | No Comment | ]
My wildlife filmmaking will appear in the PBS NOVA documentary "Creatures of Light",
produced by National Geographic Television,
on February 3, 2016 at 9 pm on PBS.
"On a summer’s night, there’s nothing more magic than watching
the soft glow of fireflies switching on and off. Few other life forms
on land can light up the night, but in the dark depths of the oceans,
it’s a different story..."

PBS NOVA documentary Creatures of Light Firefly Firefly | Lampyridae | Photinus pyralis

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[13 Jan 2016 | 2 Comments | ]
Our first review, a starred review from KIRKUS REVIEW for AMONG A THOUSAND FIREFLIES!
"In Frost and Lieder’s third exploration of tiny creatures taken for
granted in the natural world, they top themselves, lyrically centering
on a firefly’s search for a mate.
Again, Frost’s spare poem weds seamlessly with Lieder’s transfixing photography..."

AMONG A THOUSAND FIREFLIES

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[8 Dec 2015 | 6 Comments | ]
Ruler of a crystalline empire of light,
a spider reigns over its small world.
A page from Step Gently Out.

Spider

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[7 Apr 2015 | One Comment | ]
Marching toward the fire, moths wait like scattered
pieces of a forgotten chessboard.

Moths wait like scattered pieces of a forgotten chessboard.

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[23 Mar 2015 | 5 Comments | ]
Transfixed by a midnight spell, a wasp
surveys life through a one-way mirror.

A wasp
 surveys life through a one-way mirror
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Braconid wasp

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[16 Mar 2015 | 4 Comments | ]
A lazy sun sets slowly on a departing bumblebee,
ending the evening solitude with
a secret confession.

A lazy sun sets slowly on a departing Bumblebee
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Bumblebee | Bombus impatiens

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[9 Feb 2015 | 2 Comments | ]
Lighting a small world, she calls for lovers
as the daylight burns out.

  A firefly lights a small world
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Firefly | Lampyridae | Photinus pyralis

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[26 Jan 2015 | 10 Comments | ]
A stained-glass sphinx rules a haunted world
of torn-up roads, on a never-ending search
for her shadow.

A Praying mantis searches for her shadow.
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Chinese Praying Mantis | Tenodera aridifolia sinensis

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[13 Jan 2015 | 11 Comments | ]
A flurry of wings showered in sparks
from the sun, dressed for success in gold.

European Honey bee, Apis mellifera
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Honey bee | Apis mellifera