Susan Marsh is a naturalist and award-winning writer in Jackson, Wyoming, with over thirty years’ experience as a wild land steward for the U.S. Forest Service. She holds degrees in geology and landscape architecture. Her life has been devoted to conservation of public land and a deeper understanding of the relationship between people and wild country. Her essays have appeared in many magazines and anthologies. Her first novel, War Creek, was released in June, 2014. She is a recipient of the Neltje Blanchan award, given annually by the Wyoming Arts Council for writing inspired by the natural world.