Terry Tempest Williams with Christopher Merrill, 30 May 2007 – Audio

Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on May 30, 2007.

Terry Tempest Williams (right) in conversation with Christopher Merrill at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Wednesday, May 30, 2007. Photo: Don Usner
Terry Tempest Williams has been called “a citizen writer,” a writer who speaks and speaks out eloquently on behalf of an ethical stance toward life. A naturalist and fierce advocate for freedom of speech, she has consistently shown us how environmental issues are social issues that ultimately become matters of justice. Known for her impassioned and lyrical prose, Terry Tempest Williams is the author of the environmental literature classics, Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place; An Unspoken Hunger: Stories from the Field; Desert Quartet; Leap; Red – Patience and Passion in the Desert; and The Open Space of Democracy. Her new book, Mosaic: Finding Beauty in a Broken World, will be published in 2008.

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