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Trumpeter Swans

Finding Joy and Discomfort in the History of the National Parks

To The Best of Our Knowledge: Terry Tempest Williams on wilderness and her forthcoming book, published November 15, 2015, from Living Dangerously: Live in Utah.

Terry Tempest Williams: "Survival Becomes a Spiritual Practice"

The author and activist talks with YES! about millennials, climate change, and how she can't imagine being alive at "a more thrilling, challenging time.", interview by Sarah van Gelder, published on October 5, 2015.

"The Story Of My Heart" With Brooke And Terry Tempest Williams

Interview with Tom Williams on Access Utah Wednesday, Utah Public Radio, aired on November 19, 2014; and interview by Doug Fabrizio on RadioWest, KUER, aired on November 20, 2014. Read an article in the Salt Lake Tribune, entitled Victorian-era insights on nature live on as Utah writers launch new call to wildness, by Ellen Fagg Weist, published on November 21, 2014. And in the Utah Review, an article entitled Monumental, urgent lesson for today’s environmental movement in rediscovering ‘The Story of My Heart’, by Les Roka, published on December 1, 2014.

A Love That is Wild

Hear Terry Tempest Williams' keynote talk at Bioneers.

10 Questions: On Finding Your ‘Soul-Life’ in a 130-Year-Old Book

Interview with Terry Tempest Williams and Brooke Williams in Adventure Journal, published on November 10, 2014

River Walkers: the Orion Blog

A letter from Terry Tempest Williams sent from the People's Climate March, published on September 22, 2014.

The Glorious Indifference of Wilderness

Published in the September/October 2014 issue of Orion magazine. Also from Orion, hear editor Jennifer Sahn and Terry Tempest Williams speak about the writing of this piece.

An Open Letter to the Mormon Church

In Support of Kate Kelly &"Ordain Women" + Why Excommunication Is Not the Answer, published on June 13, 2014.

Open Space: A Dozen Gunshots

Published in the Progressive Magazine on March 15, 2014.

The Hour of Land

The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America's National Parks

To be published in June, 2016 by Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, to honor and coincide with the centennial of the National Park Service.

The Story of My Heart

by Richard Jefferies
as rediscovered by Brooke Williams & Terry Tempest Williams

The Story of My Heart
November, 2014
Torrey House Press

When Women Were Birds

Fifty-four Variations on Voice

by Terry Tempest Williams

Trade paperback edition published
February, 2013 by Picador

Audio Book available from
Audible or Amazon

When Women Were Birds


Monday, March 7
Terry Tempest Williams will be the keynote speaker at the Association of Partners for Public Lands (APPL) Convention and Trade Show
Spokane, WA

Sunday, March 13, 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Terry Tempest Williams will speak and sign books at the Tucson Festival of Books, Special Event: National Parks 100th Anniversary
Tucson, AZ

Thursday, March 31, 7:00 p.m.
Terry Tempest Williams will be the keynote speaker at the Confronting Inequality: Alternative Economies, Resilient Communities Symposium
Rothko Chapel, Houston, TX

Events will be added as info becomes available.