Authors

Bonnie Lee Black
Creative Non Fiction

Bonnie Lee Black earned an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University – Los Angeles in June 2007. An honors graduate of Columbia University, New York (BA Lit./Writing, 1979), she has been […]

Cindy Brown
Non Fiction

Author Cindy Brown has been the hiking columnist for The Taos News for the past four years. She is the author of trail guides for bed and breakfasts and wrote […]

Ed Cárdenas
Young Adult Fiction

Ed Cardenas, LISW, is a writer, educator, counselor, and musician. He received his master’s degree in social work from the University of Denver and lives in Taos, New Mexico. Ed has […]

Liz Cunningham
Non Fiction

Elizabeth Cunningham has long found innovative ways to combine her passion for research and writing with her love affair with the American West. Born in Denver, Liz grew up in western […]

Steve Fox
Memoir

Steve Fox was born in Washington, D.C. to two University of Maryland students—his dad a student in his grad student mom’s Spanish class. They moved to Texas where Steve attended […]

Karen Glinski
Young Adult Fiction

Born in Yokohama, Japan, Karen grew up the eldest of six children in a military family. She majored in anthropology at the University of New Mexico, where she formed a […]

Phaedra Greenwood
Creative Non Fiction

Phaedra Greenwood is a creative writing teacher, storyteller, videographer and freelance writer who worked for five years as a journalist for The Taos News. In her long career as a […]

Martha Grossman
Memoir

Martha worked on her story for over ten years, picking up the pieces of her life, attempting to figure out its puzzle. She lives in the protective shadow of Taos […]

Margaret W. Lamb
Non Fiction

Margaret Lamb has been flying the mountains for decades, first in her 85-hp Luscombe, and then for 36 years in two Navions, and some air-taxi Cessnas. She holds instrument-rated commercial […]

David Perez
Memoir

David Pérez is a writer, editor, journalist and actor born and bred in the South Bronx. A long-time political activist with hundreds of published articles and essays, he has also […]

Katherine Ann Power
Memoir

Katherine Ann Power, a native of Denver, evolved from student activist against the Vietnam War to guerrilla warrior, to fugitive on the FBI Most Wanted list, to prisoner, penitent and […]

Hannah Rappaport
Memoir

Hannah Rappaport is a lifelong independent learner whose experience is, “when the student is ready, the teacher will come.”  She sees her life as a verb rather than a noun. […]

Alexis Rykken
Non Fiction

Alexis Rykken has lived in remote areas of the Southwest for most of her adult life, captivated by wild lands, nourished by the mystery and grit of untamed country. She […]

Larry Schreiber, M.D.
Memoir

Larry Schreiber, M.D., lived in northern New Mexico and practiced medicine there for 43 years. He was the proud father of 14 children, ten of them adopted from around the […]

Christine Sherwood
Memoir

Christine Sherwood, born in Wisconsin in 1957, moved to the mountains of Northern New Mexico in 1977. Christine graduated from massage school in 1991 and in 1995, began her teaching […]

Robert J. Silver
Non Fiction

Following graduation from the City College of New York in 1965, Robert J. “Bob” Silver left the city of his birth for doctoral study at Indiana University-Bloomington. A four-decade career […]

Robert (Reg) Strickland
Memoir

Dr. Strickland is currently an Emeritus Professor at the University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center. He was born in Adelaide, South Australia, graduating in Medicine from the University of […]

Steve Tapia
Non Fiction

Steve Tapia describes himself as a small-town boy from Taos, New Mexico. Graduating from NMSU with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Wildlife Science in 1987, he began his 27-year […]

Jerry Walter
Fiction

Jerry Walter is a retired civil engineer who has enjoyed living in Taos for over 18 years. During his work career he authored several technical reports for large projects based […]

Bill Whaley
Memoir

Bill Whaley, the author of Gringo Lessons: Twenty Years of Terror in Taos, has pursued adventure as an entrepreneur and journalist in El Norte for almost fifty years. Recently, he […]

Eileen Wiard
Young Adult Fiction

Eileen (Kalinowski) Wiard came to Taos, New Mexico, from Boston on a Helene Wurlitzer Foundation writing residency for two months in the summer of 2002. She fell in love with […]