Please visit the publications listed below and my Contently page for recent articles and stories on the true nature of water and rivers.
Or read my resume for a full list of publications.

Selected Essays

“A Water-Stressed Valley Needs to Curb Development,”, Salt Lake Tribune, Las Vegas Sun, Casper Star Tribune, and more. May 23, 2022.

“A Community of River Guides Copes with Loss,”, Salt Lake Tribune, Las Vegas Sun, Yahoo! News, and more. November 8, 2021.

“Disappointment Was What I Needed: An Interview with Kathryn Wilder,” Tucson, AZ: Terrain Publishing. November 2021.

“Coming or Going,” That Thing with Feathers: Hope and Literature in a Time of Pandemic. Salt Lake City, UT: Torrey House Press. April 29, 2020.

“Beautiful Shards,” High Desert Journal. November 1, 2019.

“Birding the Burn: A Group in California’s Wine Country Returns to a Landscape Transformed by Fire,” January 9, 2018.

“Playing Our Parts”; “Crisis and Opportunity”; “Loss and Renewal”; and “Through the Flames,” Series for Pepperwood Preserve, Sonoma County, California, during October 2017 Tubbs Fire. November and December 2017.

“The Healing Power of Nature: Why Forests and Rivers Are the Most Potent Health Tonic Around.”  Aeon. Melbourne: Aeon Media Ltd. September 6, 2017.

“Giving In,” Hunger Mountain: The VCFA Journal for the Arts. March 23, 2017.

“How to Develop a Spiritual Connection to Water,” The Wisdom Daily. April 3, 2017.

“The Big Dam Era Is Not Over,” Undark July 26, 2016.

“Midnight at the Oasis,” Aeon. Melbourne: Aeon Media Ltd. November 6, 2015.

“Consistently Lovely: The Exceptional Field Notes of Martin H. Moynihan,” Hakai Magazine. Victoria, British Columbia, Canada: Tula Foundation. October 23, 2015.

Recent Cli-Fi

“Evacuees,” Chautauqua. Wilmington, NC: Chautauqua Institution. Issue 16, 2019.

“Tuolumne River Days,” Everything Change, Volume II: An Anthology of Climate Fiction. Kim Stanley Robinson, Editor. Tucson, AZ: Arizona State University Imagination and Climate Futures Initiative. January 2019.

Selected Interviews

“Shaped by Water by Author Rebecca Lawton,” Culture and Ecology: Stories from the Confluence. Hosted by Rick Rülf and Chelsea Peil.–With-Author–Rebecca-Lawton-ecjg7m. April 9, 2020.

“The Oasis This Time: Living and Dying with Water in the West. With Author Rebecca Lawton,” Journey Santa Fe Podcast. Hosted by Melissa Williams. October 20, 2019.

“The Oasis This Time: Living and Dying with Water in the West,” Radio Book Club. Hosted by Shari Zollinger. October 9, 2019.

“Humans and Water: Big River Guide, Fluvial Geologist, and Writer Becca Lawton,” The Big Chew Podcast. Hosted by Maria TheresaStadtmueller, September 2017.

“Rebecca Lawton: The Wilderness Inside and Out,” Write Livelihood. Interviewed by Jordan Rosenfeld. February 29, 2016.

“Steelies and Other Endangered Species by Rebecca Lawton.” Necessary Fiction. Hosted by Erica Olsen. November 9, 2015.

“So You Want to Be a . . . River Guide.” Auntie Venom, hosted by Stephanie Naiman. November 2015.

“Environmental Writer Interviews,” Watershed Moments: Thoughts from the Hydrosphere. Hosted by Sarah Boon. June 22, 2015.

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