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 divides her time between Castle Valley, Utah, and Moose, Wyoming.
Her books include:
- Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place (Pantheon 1991)
- Red: Passion and Patience in the Desert (Vintage Books 2002)
- Finding Beauty in a Broken World (Pantheon 2008)
- When Women Were Birds: Fifty-four Variations on Voice (Sarah Crichton Books: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012)
To learn more about the work of Terry Tempest Williams go to www.coyoteclan.com.
Program Number: C0094 Host: Michael Toms Interview Date: 12/7/2008