As soon as I saw Siam Splash, I saw it as flame, and as a symbol of our need to express climate grief for all that has irrevocably been lost.
Jim Ross jumped into creative pursuits in 2015 after rewarding career in public health research. With graduate degree from Howard University, in seven years he’s published nonfiction, fiction, poetry, photography, hybrid, and plays in 175 journals on five continents. Photo publications include Barnstorm, Bombay Gin, Burningword, Camas, Feral, Memoryhouse, Saw Palm, Stoneboat, Stonecoast, Whitefish, and Wordpeace, with Glassworks, Peatsmoke and Phoebe forthcoming. Text-based photo-essays include Barren, DASH, Kestrel, Ilanot Review, Litro, NWW, Sweet, Typehouse, and Wordpeace. He recently wrote/acted in a one-act play and appeared in a documentary limited series broadcast internationally. Jim and family split time between city and mountains.