Category: Interviews

A Voice in the Wilderness

An interview I conducted with writer and naturalist Terry Tempest Williams is included in a new book entitled A Voice in the Wilderness. The book brings together a set of 16 interviews edited and introduced by Michael Austin. They explore a wide range of topics, including wilderness and wildlife, place and eroticism, art and literature, [...]

James Hillman in Translation

My dialogue with James Hillman — On Soul, Character and Calling — is now available in a Spanish translation by Enrique Eskenazi and an Italian translation by Rinaldo Lampis. Thanks to Enrique and Rinaldo for making this piece accessible to new readers. I’ve also significantly expanded the original piece, incorporating the full text of the interview as [...]

The Politics of Place

I have just seen the manuscript of a forthcoming collection of interviews with Terry Tempest Williams. Among the dialogues in the book is an interview I conducted with her ten years ago entitled The Politics of Place. The collection also features interviews by Derrick Jensen, Michael Toms, David Kupfer, and Aria Seligmann, among others. Editor Michael [...]

Permaculture: A Quiet Revolution

My interview with Bill Mollison, Permaculture: A Quiet Revolution appears in the Summer 2005 issue of the journal Green Living. The principles of permaculture are simple, Mollison says. “The only ethics we obey are: care of the earth, care of people, and reinvestment in those ends.” Incidentally, the whole issue of Green Living is good. There is an especially interesting [...]