Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on February 27, 2002.
Jim Harrison has published thirteen collections of poetry, including The Shape of the Journey: New and Collected Poems; After Ikkyu; The Theory and Practice of Rivers; Natural World: A Bestiary; Returning to Earth; and Locations. He has worked as a screenwriter, book reviewer, literary critic, food columnist, sportswriter, and conservationist.
Other works include a collection of novellas, The Summer He Didn’t Die, and Legends of the Fall, which was made into a celebrated film. Mr. Harrison has been honored with fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. He was born in northern Michigan in 1937 and continued to reside there until recently. He and his wife now divide their time between Montana and Arizona.
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