This Special Issue on Ecocriticism, edited by Robert Wess, features new articles by Robert Wess, Gregory Clark, Joshua Frye, and William H. Rueckert. Future KB Journal issues will have essays in a section called "Burke in the Fields.” This issue features the first “Burke in the Fields” essay by Barry Brummett and Anna M. Young, "Some Uses of Burke in Communication Studies." This issue also contains essays by Rebecca Townsend and John Lynch and review essays by Rebecca Townsend, Sarah Meinen Jedd, and David Marado.
We are saddened by the passing of Bernard L. Brock. Bernie was influential in the establishment of the Kenneth Burke Society and this journal, and he was one of our associate editors. James F. Klumpp remembers the late Bernie Brock in this issue.