The Science Writers' HandbookPublished by Da Capo Press.
I'm the proud co-editor of The Science Writers' Handbook: Everything You Need to Know to Pitch, Publish and Prosper in the Digital Age. The book is a collaborative effort by a longstanding online community of experienced science writers, and it's full of our hard-won advice on making a living, and a life, as a science writer in today's fast-changing media landscape.
The Marcellus Shale Documentary ProjectPublished by Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts.
I contributed an essay to this striking exhibition and book by six documentary photographers, each of whom spent months capturing the stories of the Marcellus Shale gas boom in Pennsylvania.
Escape from the Ivory Tower: A Guide to Making Your Science MatterPublished by Island Press.
This book by expert science communicator Nancy Baron includes my essay "Why Be A Character?"
How The West Was WarmedPublished by Fulcrum Press.
A collection of articles and essays about climate change in the American West, edited by Beth Conover. Includes an updated version of my Smithsonian story "What's Killing the Aspen?"
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2009Published by Houghton Mifflin.
Edited by Elizabeth Kolbert, this anthology includes my Orion story "Taking Wildness in Hand." "New Yorker contributor Kolbert has pulled together a magnificent display of writing." -- Publishers Weekly (starred review)
Thoreau's Legacy: American Stories about Global WarmingPublished by Penguin Classics.
This online anthology, published by Penguin Classics and the Union of Concerned Scientists, includes an essay based on my Smithsonian story "Teaming up with Thoreau." Listen to a Wisconsin Public Radio interview with me and Union of Concerned Scientists climate scientist Brenda Ekwurzel.
Going Green: True Tales from Gleaners, Scavengers and Dumpster DiversPublished by University of Oklahoma Press.
A collection of essays about making the most of not much, edited by Colorado novelist and journalist Laura Pritchett. Includes "Hos geldiniz, Hos bulduk," my essay about gleaning, guilt, and Turkish hospitality.
Water in the 21st Century WestPublished by Oregon State University.
A collection of High Country News' in-depth reporting on Western water issues, edited by historian Char Miller. Includes several of my articles on climate change and water, including "What Happened to Winter?"
Comeback WolvesPublished by Johnson Books.
This fine collection of wolf tales by Rocky Mountain writers (including yours truly) won the Colorado Book Award.
A People's History of WildernessPublished by High Country News.
A collection of High Country News reporting on wilderness, edited by journalist Matt Jenkins and published in recognition of the 40th anniversary of the Wilderness Act. Includes several of my stories, including "Change Comes Slowly to Escalante Country."