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Iceland Summer: Travels Along the Ring Road. Trinity University Press, 2023

Laika's Window: The Legacy of a Soviet Space Dog. Trinity University Press, 2018

Getting to Grey Owl: Journeys on Four Continents. Trinity University Press, 2015


In the Sun's House: My Year Teaching on the Navajo Reservation. Trinity University Press, 2009

An Inside Passage. Winner of the 2008 River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Book Prize. University of Nebraska Press, 2009




Going to See: 30 Writers on Nature, Inspiration, and the World of Barry Lopez. Mountaineers Books, 2024

To Everything on Earth: New Writing on Fate, Community and Nature. Foreword by Bill McKibben. Edited by Kurt Caswell, Susan Leigh Tomlinson & Diane Hueter Warner. Texas Tech University Press, 2010





"The Great Divide." Drunken Boat. #21, spring, 2015


"Introduction" to a cluster of papers titled "Everything is Held Together with Stories: Barry Lopez and the Sowell Collection at Texas Tech University." Ed. Kurt Caswell, John Lane, and James Perrin Warren. ISLE. Spring, 2015


"A Passing of Cranes." Earthlines. Issue 11, March 2015


"Haboob." Blue Lyra Review. Issue 3.4, Summer 2014. (Pushcart Prize nomination. Best American Science and Nature Writing nomination.)


"At the Phillips 66." The Common. January 8, 2014


"Dispatches from Iceland: Reykjavik: A Visit to the World’s Only Penis Museum." McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Columns. November 13, 2013


"Getting to Grey Owl’s Cabin." Issue 33: July 13, 2013


“"ourney to a Place I’ve Never Been." The Common. May 15, 2013


"Walking the Ground at Sand Creek." Spaces. March, 2013. RPT from The Common. November 23, 2011. Video


"Death in Seville." American Literary Review. fall 2012/spring 2013


"Ah, Venice, Again." Slab. Issue 6, 2011


"Crossing Over the Mountain." Waccamaw. no. 7, spring 2011


"Saying Goodbye to Kuma." Hawk and Handsaw. vol. 4, 2011


"Looking Across the Red River, Reaching Over the Plains." Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment. Vol. 18, issue 4, Autumn 2011


"Four Mountains." To Everything on Earth. Foreword by Bill McKibben. Eds. Kurt Caswell, Susan Tomlinson, Diane Warner. Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 2010


"Lone Shepherd on a Distant Promontory." High Country News. Nov. 22, 2010


"School Days." River Teeth. vol.12.1 RPT from In the Sun’s House


"The Road to Crownpoint." 25: Spring/Summer 2010; RPT from In the Sun’s House


"What Makes a Pet a Pet?" Orion. March/April, 2010


"Bella Jordanian." Matter. 12, 2009


"The Totem Meal in Leslie Marmon Silko’s Ceremony." Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature and Environment. 15.2, 2008


"An Inside Passage." Matter. 10, 2007


"The Best Thing about Marriage is Divorce." Ninth Letter. Fall/Winter, 2007


"Hunger at the Mountain." Janus Head. Winter/Spring, 2007


"Banaue Tercet." Matter. 9, 2006


"Wild Man at Iouzan." Pilgrimage. 31.3, 2006


"This is Borrego." Unbound Press. Fall, 2006


"Waiting for Wolves." IDAHO Magazine. July, 2006


"A Shepherd’s Life." IDAHO Magazine. March, 2006


"Life after Death." Orion. January/February, 2005


"Encounter at Chitose River." Potomac Review. Spring/Summer, 2004


"California Rental." Isotope. Spring, 2004


"Letter to a Young Girl at Summer’s End." Northern Lights. Spring, 2003


"Fawn." Northern Lights. Winter, 2001


"A Matter for Heron." Boise Magazine. Fall, 1998





"The Man Who Would Follow Bears." By Invitation Only: A Celebration of Short Stories. Glasgow: Unbound Press and Spilling Ink Review, 2010 (Runner-up, invitational fiction contest.)


"Confluence." IDAHO Magazine, July 2003. (3rd place fiction contest, professional division)


"Reservation." Portfolio North, 2001


"Chado: the Way of Tea." West Wind Review, spring 2000


"Tea." Left Bank. 1992





Conversations with Barry Lopez by William E. Tydeman. (University of Oklahoma Press, 2013) in High Country News, May 26, 2014


Dominion of Bears: Living with Wildlife in Alaska by Sherry Simpson. Los Angeles Review of Books. December 12, 2013


The Faraway Nearby by Rebecca Solnit. Los Angeles Review of Books. June 21, 2013


Mariposa Road by Robert Michael Pyle. Orion. November/December 2010


Bird Cloud by Annie Proulx; The Etiquette of Freedom, Paul Ebenkamp, ed. High Country News. Sep. 13, 2010


Imagination in Place by Wendell Berry. High Country News. July 9, 2010


The Ghost of Milagro Creek by Melanie Sumner. The Rumpus. July 8, 2010


Love Stories in this Town by Amanda Eyre Ward. The Rumpus. September 16, 2009


Ghost Train to the Eastern Star by Paul Theroux. Mountain Gazette. June, 2009


The World Without Us by Alan Weisman. Mountain Gazette. April, 2008


Home Ground. Edited by Barry Lopez & Debra Gwartney. Mountain Gazette. September, 2007


Gilgamesh. Translated by Stephen Mitchell. Mountain Gazette. December, 2006


Trawler by Redmond O’Hanlon. Mountain Gazette. June, 2006


The Hopes of Snakes by Lisa Couturier. Mountain Gazette. January, 2006


Nature Noir by Jordan Fisher Smith. Mountain Gazette. June, 2005

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