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Gifted. Counterpoint, 2017.

Nonfiction Books

The Far Corner: Northwestern Views on Land, Life, and Literature. Pacific Northwest/ Philosophy/Human Ecology/Spiritual/Natural History. Cloth edition. Berkeley, CA: Counterpoint, 2009.

Rogue River Journal: A Winter Alone. Memoir/Nature/Spiritual/Social commentary. Paper edition. Washington, D.C.: Shoemaker & Hoard, 2006.

Rogue River Journal: A Winter Alone. Memoir/Nature/Spiritual/Social commentary. Cloth edition. Washington, D.C.: Shoemaker & Hoard, May 2005.

Winter Creek: One Writer's Natural History. Memoir. Paper edition. Minneapolis: Milkweed Editions, 2002.

Oregon Rivers (with photographer Larry N. Olson). Essays. Cloth edition. Englewood, Colorado: Westcliffe Publishers, 1997.

Looking After: A Son's Memoir. Paper edition. Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint, 1997.

Looking After: A Son's Memoir. Cloth edition. Washington, D.C.: Counterpoint, 1996.

The Trail Home: Nature, Imagination, and the American West. Essays. Expanded paper edition. New York: Pantheon Books, 1994.

The Trail Home. Essays. Cloth edition. New York: Pantheon Books, 1992.

Selected Nonfiction Anthologies

Writing the Journey: Essays, Stories, and Poems on Travel. Pearson Longman, 2005.

What's Nature Worth: Narrative Expressions of Environmental Values. University of Utah Press, 2004.

Best Essays NW: Perspectives from Oregon Quarterly Magazine. University of Oregon Press, 2003.

Nature Writing: The Tradition in English. Norton, 2002. (Published in a trade paper edition as The Norton Book of Nature Writing.)

American Nature Writing 1998. Sierra Club Books.

Natural State: A Literary Anthology of California Nature Writing. University of California Press, 1998.

The Sacred Earth: Writers on Nature and Spirit. New World Library, 1998.

The Height of Our Mountains: Nature Writing from Virginia's Blue Ridge and Shenandoah Valley. Johns Hopkins University Press, 1998.

Wallace Stegner and the Continental Vision. Island Press, 1997.

The Soul Unearthed. Tarcher, 1996.

The Geography of Hope. Sierra Club Books, 1996.

Facing the Lion: Writers on Life & Craft. Beacon Press, 1996.

The Earth at Our Doorstep. Sierra Club Books, 1996.

American Nature Writing 1995. Sierra Club Books.

Northern Lights. Vintage Books, 1994.

Selected Nonfiction Periodicals

Audubon, Bloomsbury Review, Epoch, High Plains Literary Review, Hope, North American Review, Northwest Review, Open Spaces, Orion, Outside, Resurgence, Sierra, Southwest Review, Stanford, Weber Studies, Western American Literature, Wilderness.

Poetry Collections

Wild Song: Poems of the Natural World. Editor. Paper edition. Athens, Georgia: University of Georgia Press, 1998.

All Things Touched by Wind. Paper edition. Anchorage, Alaska: Salmon Run Press, 1994.

Common Ground. Cloth and paper edition. Lewiston, Idaho: Confluence Press, 1988.

Selected Poetry Anthologies

Getting Over the Color Green: Contemporary Environmental Literature of the Southwest. University of Arizona Press, 2001.

Portland Lights. Nine Lights Press, 1999.

Poetry of the American West. Columbia University Press, 1996.

The Soul Unearthed. Tarcher, 1996.

Northern Lights. Vintage Books, 1994.

From Here We Speak: An Anthology of Oregon Poetry. Oregon State Univ. Press, 1994.

The Forgotten Language: Contemporary Poets and Nature. Peregrine-Smith, 1991.

The Pushcart Prize VIII: Best of the Small Presses. Pushcart Press, 1983.

Selected Poetry Periodicals

The Amicus Journal, Bloomsbury Review, ISLE, Metre, North American Review, Northern Lights, Orion, Poetry, Seattle Review, Sierra, South Dakota Review, Southern Review, Southwest Review, Zone 3.

Manuscript in Progress

Spring Burning, a collection of new and selected poems.