Jason Benjamin Smith
Lisa M. Hamilton
David J. Perlman
Artist Scott Bailey lives in rural
Washington. He is currently exhibiting
at Lawrimore Project in Seattle.
Brian Doyle is the editor of Portland
Magazine at the University of Portland. He
is the author of nine books of essays and
“proems,” most recently Thirsty for the Joy:
Australian & American Voices.
James Galvin is the author of seven
books of poetry and two of prose. When
he isn’t living in Wyoming, he teaches at
the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.
Lisa M. Hamilton is a writer and photographer based in Northern California.
Her narrative non>ction book, Deeply
Rooted, will be published next spring.
Jim Harrison is the author of thirty
books of poetry, >ction, and non>ction
and was recently elected to the American
Academy of Arts and Letters. His next
book of poems, In Search of Small Gods,
will be published by Copper Canyon in
the spring of 2009.
Chris Jordan is a Seattle-based photographic artist whose work has been
shortlisted for the 2008 Prix Pictet, a
major photographic award in sustainability. A traveling exhibition of his work will
visit several museums in the United
States next year.
Robin Kimmerer’s book, Gathering
Moss, was awarded the 2005 John
Burroughs Medal. She is a professor of
botany at State University of New York
College of Environmental Science and
Forestry, and tends an old farm in
upstate New York.
Gary Kohl is a teacher, artist, writer,
and gallery owner. He lives in Toronto.
Kathleen Dean Moore is distinguished professor of philosophy at
Oregon State University and the founding
director of the Spring Creek Project for
Ideas, Nature, and the Written Word. She
is the author of The Pine Island Paradox,
and sits on Orion’s board of directors.
Mary Oliver’s most recent books are
Red Bird and The Truro Bear and Other
Adventures. She has received both a
Pulitzer Prize for poetry and a National
Book Award. She lives in Provincetown,
David J. Perlman practices law in
Erik Reece is the author of Lost
Mountain. His book An American Gospel
is due out in early 2009. He is director
of the University of Kentucky’s Summer
Environmental Writing Program.
Jason Benjamin Smith shoots photographs primarily for magazines and
conservation organizations. He is based
in San Diego, California.
Ginger Strand is the author of Inventing
Niagara: Beauty, Power, and Lies and a
novel, Flight. She lives in New York City.
Emily Wheeler is a poet, editor, and
teacher living in Jena, Germany.