Selected Works

Outside (September 2014)
Orion (Jul/Aug 2013)
Outside, Nawakum Press (March 2013)
Kyoto Journal 75, September 30, 2010
Portland (Winter 2008).
Selected for Best American Essays 2009.
Memoir of Lopez's childhood in California's San Fernando Valley. Nominated for a Pulitzer Prize in feature writing, 2002. (LA Weekly, January 11-17, 2002)
Short Fiction
Manoa (January 2011)
Orion (Jul/Aug 2010)
Orion (Jan/Feb 2010)
TriQuarterly #133
Nonfiction Books
With an Introduction by Barry Lopez (Trinity University Press 2006)
25th Anniversary Edition with a new Afterword by BL. Photographs and marginalia throughout. (Scribner 2004)
Interviews by BL
BL talks with Oren Lyons, Orion (January/February 2007), Manoa (August 2008), and Resurgence (September/October 2008).
Short Story Collections
Nine interrelated stories. H.L. Davis Award for Short Fiction 2005 (Knopf 2004, Vintage 2005)
Thirteen stories, including "Stolen Horses," "The Letters of Heaven," and "The Mappist." (Knopf 2000, Vintage 2001)
Retold tales of Coyote as trickster and sage, from the traditions of Native America. (Andrews and McMeel 1978, Avon 1981)
Interviews of BL
Michigan Quarterly Review (Fall 2005), Georgia Review (Spring 2006), and in No Bottom: In Conversation with Barry Lopez (2008) and Conversations with Barry Lopez: Walking the Path of Imagination (2013).
This collection includes five essays and an excerpt from Arctic Dreams in addition to six short stories. (Vintage 2004)



If you would like Barry to sign a book for you, he would be glad to do so. Please contact J. Michaels Books in Eugene, Oregon with your request. The e-mail address is jmbooks@​, their phone number is (541) 342-2002, and they're located at 160 East Broadway, 97401.

To avoid disappointment, please check local listings to confirm times and locations.


October 17 (Saturday)
Poets & Writers Live
Pacific Northwest College of Art
511 NW Broadway, Portland, OR
Event details: http:/​/​​live/​events/​portland_oregon_independent_publishing

October 23 (Friday)
Maui Arts and Cultural Center
Kahalui, Hawai'i
    Lecture, Q&A, and book signing
       McCoy Studio Theater
Event Details: http:/​/​​events/​barry-lopez/​
More Details: http:/​/​​the-green-room/​

November 7 (Saturday)
Wordstock 2015
Portland, Oregon
    Conversation with John Krakauer
       The Cole Haan Stage, First Congregational United Church of Christ (UCC), 1126 SW Park
Event Details: TBA
More Details: http:/​/​​wordstock

November 8 (Sunday)
Pacific Northwest launch of the first issue of John Freeman's Freeman's, a biannual literary journal published by Grove/​Atlantic.
Portland, Oregon
    BL, John Freeman, and photographer Ben Huff in discussion
       Newspace Center for Photography, 1632 SE 10th Ave.
More Details: The first issue of Freeman's includes new work by Haruki Murakami, Louise Erdrich, Dave Eggers, Lopez, and others on the theme of Arrival. A show of Mr. Huff's photographs, Last Road North, opens November 6th at Newspace. BL's introduction to a book of his photography, titled The Last Road North, appears in Freeman's, along with photographs by Mr. Huff.


January 20 (Wednesday)
UC San Diego
La Jolla, CA
    Onstage Conversation with Steven Schick
       Details TBA

April 14 (Thursday)
Columbia University
New York, NY
    Onstage Conversation with John Luther Adams
       Details TBA

April 27 (Wednesday)
SUNY Brockport Writers Forum
Rochester, New York
    Lecture, Q&A, and Book Signing
Event Details: TBA

Selection of Past Talks and Interviews, Available Online

Photo by Robin Holland
  • The final episode of the Bill Moyers Journal, aired in April 2010, featured a conversation between Bill Moyers and Barry Lopez.

    If you missed this extended show on your local public television station, you can still watch it online at

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    Updated 21 March 2014
    Contents 1966 to current, by
    Barry Holstun Lopez. All Rights Reserved.
    Photo by Nancy Crampton

    The Rediscovery of North America University Press of Kentucky 1990, Vintage 1992

    Arctic Dreams Charles Scribner's Sons 1986, Vintage 2001

    Crow and Weasel North Point Press 1990, Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1998