Terry Tempest Williams is a naturalist, environmentalist, and writer. She is a recipient of the Lannan Literary Fellowship in creative nonfiction and the 1997 Guggenheim Fellowship, and served as naturalist-in-residence at the Utah Museum of Natural History. She is currently the Annie Clark Tanner Scholar in Environmental Humanities at the University of Utah.
She’s the author of:
- Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place (Pantheon 1991)
- Red: Passion and Patience in the Desert (Vintage Books 2002)
- An Unspoken Hunger: Stories from the Field (Vintage Books 1995)
- Leap (Vintage 2001)
- The Open Space of Democracy (The Orion Society 2004)
- Finding Beauty in a Broken World (Pantheon 2008)
- When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on Voice (Picador 2013)
To learn more about the work of Terry Tempest Williams go to www.coyoteclan.com.
Host: Michael Toms Interview Date: 12/7/2008 Program Number: C0094