Gary Snyder was born in San Francisco in 1930 and is a writer, Buddhist, forest landowner, and bioregionalist.
He has published eighteen books of poetry and prose, including the poems of Turtle Island (Pulitzer Prize 1975), Mountains and Rivers Without End (Bollingen Prize, 1997), and the paradigm-shifting essays of The Practice of the Wild (1990). He has been a logger, a forest firefighter, a lookout, a professor, and a Zen student in Japan. He lives in the Yuba watershed of the Northern Sierra.
BOOKS FOR THE CENTER FOR HUMANS & NATURE:
- Wildness: Relations of People and Place, “Wildfire News,” 2017, University of Chicago Press.