Darkness descends earlier and earlier in Wisconsin as fall slowly gives way to winter. And with that loss of light, night seems to take on a character of its own. Writer Jill Sisson Quinn tells us how the dark transforms sound.
Jill Sisson Quinn is the author of Deranged: Finding a Sense of Place in the Landscape and in the Lifespan. Her essays have appeared in Ecotone, OnEarth, Orion, and many other magazines. She teaches writing at Mid-State Technical College and lives in Scandinavia.