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Trumpeter Swans

Terry Tempest Williams leaving U.;
critics say school prioritized paperwork over what she taught a generation of students in Utah's wild landscapes

Article in the Salt Lake Tribune, written by Brian Maffly, published May 4, 2016.

Keeping My Fossil Fuel in the Ground

Op-Ed in the New York Times, written by Terry Tempest Williams, published March 29, 2016.

Auction of Utah oil & gas leases spurs author Terry Tempest Williams to (legally) buy lease

Article in the Salt Lake Tribune, published February 16, 2016.

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

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 Hour of Land Book Tour


May 28
Telluride Mountain Film Festival
National Parks Theme
Telluride, CO

June 6, 7:30 p.m.
The Hour of Land Book Release
and Signing with Terry Tempest Williams
Back of Beyond Books will host
Star Hall, Moab, UT

June 7, 7:00 p.m.
The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America's National Parks
King's English Bookstore hosts
Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center
138 West 300 South
Salt Lake City, UT 84101

June 8, 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Reception, The Hour of Land
Please join us for a reception with Terry Tempest Williams and several of the artists featured in her new book The Hour of Land. Terry will be reading from The Hour of Land and then joining in a panel discussion with the artists.
1599 Tennessee Street
San Francisco, CA

June 9, 7:00 p.m.
The Hour of Land
Books supplied by Green Apple Books
Jewish Community Center of San Francisco
3200 California Street
San Francisco, CA 94118

June 10, 8:00 p.m.
The Hour of Land
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts
50 Mark West Springs Road
Santa Rosa, CA 95403

June 12, 7:00 p.m.
The Hour of Land
Book Passage
51 Tamal Vista Blvd
Corte Madera, CA 94925

June 13, 7:30 p.m.
The Hour of Land
Powell's Books
3415 SW Cedar Hills Blvd
Beaverton, OR 97005

Events will be added as info becomes available.