Items by Eric Peterson

Tales from the heartwood
Working the Woods, Working the Sea gathers fiction, nonfiction and poetry on the relationship between labor and nature in the Pacific Northwest.
Braving the political winds
Region 8 EPA official Robbie Roberts retired in June, leaving a legacy of strong critiques of runaway energy development.
A life of words and wilderness
Rick Bass’ memoir, Why I Came West, describes how his 20-year struggle to save Montana’s Yaak Valley held him hostage, preventing him from concentrating on writing the short fiction that he loves.