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Trumpeter Swans

As the Red Rock Desert Broils Us in Beauty, Will We Have to Leave?

By Terry Tempest Williams, Photographs by Michael Lundgren New York Times, August 18, 2023.

I am Haunted by What I Have Seen at Great Salt Lake

By Terry Tempest Williams New York Times, March 25, 2023.

Something Deeper Than Hope

The story of Weather Reports, one of the most expansive event series in Harvard Divinity School's history, is a story of collective imagination Harvard Divinity School, November 3, 2022.

Witness to the Cold War in the desert

Terry Tempest Williams on Emmet Gowin's unflinching photos of the Nevada Test Site. High Country News, June 1, 2022.

Take Place: Celebrating M. Scott Momaday

By Terry Tempest Williams, Paris Review, September 15, 2021

The Pall of our Unrest

Terry Tempest Williams featured in the New York Times, reading her 'Obituary for the Land', Mountain Journal, September 19, 2020

'Erosion' With Terry Tempest Williams On Wednesday's Access Utah

Tom Williams interviews Terry Tempest Williams, November 4, 2019

One Environmentalist's Warning: Think Globally, Act Accordingly

By Diane Ackerman, October 14, 2019, published in the New York Times.

The End of the World As We Know It

In Erosion, Terry Tempest Williams bears unflinching witness to what gets stripped away, by Pam Houston, in Alta, September 30, 2019

Gods Among Us

Essay by Terry Tempest Williams, Orion Magazine, September 23, 2019.

Terry Tempest Williams on nature writing: 'My heart is very deep in these wild lands'

Article by Michael Schaub, published in the Los Angeles Times, April 5, 2019.

Terry Tempest Williams, in thought

Published in the Harvard Gazette, September, 2018.

"Beauty is not optional, it is a strategy for survival"

The author of When Women Were Birds in Conversation with Paul Holdengraber, published on Lit Hub, August 2, 2018.

Ted Major's legacy is a legacy of love

A personal tribute to her beloved mentor by Terry Tempest Williams, published in the Jackson Hole News and Guide, January 23, 2018.

For the Wild podcast

Terry Tempest Williams on Sacred Rage and the Battle for Public Lands /54, October 20, 2017.

Melanie Moser conversation with Terry Tempest Williams

Author, Terry Tempest Williams, visits the Shakti Hour podcast for a conversation around wilderness, spirit, sacred rage and authentic power, August 4, 2017.

Will Bears Ears Be the Next Standing Rock?

Op-Ed published in The New York Times, May 6, 2017.

Utah's Terry Tempest Williams to teach at Harvard

Article by Ellen Fagg Weist, published in The Salt Lake Tribune, April 20, 2017.

The Moon is Behind Us

The Moon is Behind Us

Fazal Sheikh and Terry Tempest Williams, Published September 28, 2021, by Steidl

Erosion: Essays of Undoing

Erosion: Essays of Undoing

Published October 8, 2019, by Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The Hour of Land, paperback

Trade paperback edition of The Hour of Land was released by Picador July, 2017.


Mayor Jenny Wilson's Book Club: A Discussion with Terry Tempest Williams
Get ready for an engaging and thought-provoking discussion
with Terry Tempest Williams on the dying Great Salt Lake.
August 26, 2023, 11:00 am,
Salt Lake City Public Library
210 E 400 S
Nancy Tessman Auditorium
Salt Lake City, UT 84111

The Climate of Now: A Series of Online Conversations
Cuppa Tea with Terry Tempest Williams
Mondays Evenings: 7 - 8:30 pm (ET)
September 20 - November 29, 2021
10 Videos of these events are at the link
Harvard Divinity School
Fall Semester 2021

Events will be added as info becomes available.

Conservationist Terry Tempest Williams puts herself on frontline of climate fight

Article by Ben Goldfarb, published in The Guardian, December 31, 2016.

"Midnight monument"? No, Utah leaders had years to make a Bears Ears deal

Op-Ed by Terry Tempest Williams and Bill Hedden, published in the Salt Lake Tribune, December 20, 2016.

Will our national parks survive the next 100 years?

Op-Ed by Terry Tempest Williams, published in the Los Angeles Times, August 25, 2016.

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.