Author Craig Childs read a piece of narrative non-fiction at the 2015 Bread Loaf Orion Environmental Writers’ Conference.
Craig Childs writes about the relationships among humans, animals, landscape, and time. His stories come from visceral, personal experience, whether in the company of illicit artifact dealers or in deep wilderness. Childs’ dozen-plus critically acclaimed books include his most recent, Apocalyptic Planet, winner of the Orion Book Award and the Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award.
Childs’ work has appeared in the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Men’s Journal, and Outside. A commentator for National Public Radio’s Morning Edition, Childs lives in Western Colorado and teaches writing for both University of Alaska in Anchorage and Southern New Hampshire University.