wilderness

Wild at Heart

Jan 20, 2013 By Rick Bass

My mother trained me to be a naturalist in our suburban backyard, one bird call at a time.

Bass, Master

May 31, 1998 By Jordan Mackay

The first commandment of fiction writing is: Show, don’t tell. Rick Bass knows it well, though he still struggled through many drafts before finishing his first novel, Where the Sea Used to Be (Houghton Mifflin, $25), which will be published this month. “Paint the images and trust the readers to…

Gila Hell

Nov 1, 1993 By Gary Cartwright

This will be our routine, I’m sorry to report. Very early every morning, at an hour when the Mogollon Mountains are still velvety silhouettes against the star-smeared sky and the predawn tranquility of the Gila Wilderness has swallowed us into the deepest valley of our dreams, we will be…