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Trumpeter Swans

A Park Where You Can Walk Among 1,500-Year-Old Bears and Birds

An excerpt from The Hour of Land, Terry Tempest Williams on the sacred earthworks of Effigy Mounds National Monument, published in Yes! magazine, Summer 2016 issue.

Canyonlands National Park, A Chapter from The Hour of Land

Special, letterpress edition of #100, created by Andy Netell, Back of Beyond Books, Moab, UT.

The Hour of Land, RadioWest Interview

Doug Fabrizio of RadioWest, KUER, NPR of Utah, interviews Terry Tempest Williams on The Hour of Land, June 1, 2016.

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 Hour of Land

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

Published 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
from The Hour of Land web site


July 15, 5:00 p.m.
Terry Tempest Williams
talk & book signing

Grand Teton National Park
Craig Thomas Discovery and Visitor Center
1 Teton Park Road
Moose, WY 83012

July 16, 4:00 p.m.
The Hour of Land Book Tour
Valley Bookstore
125 North Cache Street
Jackson, WY 83001

July 18, 1:30 p.m.
The Hour of Land Book Tour
Yellowstone National Park
Old Faithful Visitor Center Park Store

July 19, 7:00 p.m.
The Hour of Land Book Tour
Elk River Books
120 North Main Street
Livingston, MT 59047

July 21, 7:00 p.m.
The Hour of Land Book Tour
Fact & Fiction
220 North Higgins Avenue
Missoula, MT 59802

July 22, 7:00 p.m.
The Hour of Land Book Tour
Glacier National Park
Historic Wheeler Cabins, Lake McDonald
Columbia Falls, MT

July 26, 7:00 p.m.
The Hour of Land Book Tour
Prairie Lights
15 South Dubuque Street
Iowa City, IA 52240

More book tour dates and info here.

Events will be added as info becomes available.