Terry Tempest Williams

Terry Tempest Williams is an author, conservationist and activist. Much of her writing is influenced by her native Utah and Mormon culture, braching into issues of ecology and wilderness preservation, women's health, as well as the human relationship to culture and nature. She has authored several books, including Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place, An Unspoken Hunger, Stories from the Field, and more. Williams is the Annie Clark Tanner Scholar in Environmental Humanities at the University of Utah, a columnist for The Progressive, and an instructor at Dartmouth College.