Ken Lamberton is the author of several books, including
Wilderness and Razor Wire, which won the 2002 John
Burroughs Medal for outstanding nature writing. Lamberton
holds degrees in biology and creative writing from the
University of Arizona and lives with his wife in a 1890s stone
cottage near Bisbee.

Visit the author’s website at or email
him at
Photo of Ken with Ridge-nosed Rattlesnake
by Walker Thomas