Posted in Africa, Lions, Travel

New Publication! Adventum Magazine

Adventum Magazine has just published my essay about tracking lions in South Africa!  You can read it digitally at: or follow the link on the side of this page.  (Spoiler alert:  we found them!)

Male lion, South Africa


Cheryl Merrill’s essays have been published in Fourth Genre, Pilgrimage, Brevity, Seems, South Loop Review, Ghoti, Alaska Quarterly Review, Adventum and Isotope. “Singing Like Yma Sumac” was selected for the Best of Brevity 2005 and Creative Nonfiction #27. It was also included in the anthology Short Takes: Model Essays for Composition, 10th Edition. Another essay, “Trunk,” was chosen for Special Mention in Pushcart 2008. She is currently working on a book about elephants: Larger than Life: Living in the Shadows of Elephants.

2 thoughts on “New Publication! Adventum Magazine

    1. Thanks for stopping by! I hope you have a chance to read the Adventum article, since it’s online. I see you have a safari planned for Botswana. I just returned from a mobile safari there. Would love to hear of your plans!

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