Vernon Bailey and the Pecos High Country, May 21, 2021

Washing Feet in Dolpo

The American Scholar, June 7, 2021

Mountain and Prairie

William deBuys – Sage of the Southwest

Mountain and Prairie’s podcast interview of William deBuys, renowned writer and conservationist, who is known as one of the most influential thinkers in the modern-day American West. October, 2019.


Together Apart is an Orion web series of letters from isolation. The third conversation is a series of emails between Pulitzer Prize finalist author William deBuys (A Great Aridness, The Last Unicorn, The Walk) and bestselling author and fly-fisherman David James Duncan (The Brothers K, The River Why, My Story as Told by Water). April, 2020.

The New York Times

The ‘Drill, Baby, Drill’ Crowd Wants Access to this Arctic Reserve, July 18, 2019

How to Hijack an Election

TomDispatch, January 19, 2017

Letter to America, Jan. 3, 2017

This Land Is Our Land

The Guardian, May 18, 2016

The Colorado

A Murat Eyuboglu film, inspired by deBuys’s 1999 book Salt Dreams. deBuys is credited as co-screen writer (with Eyuboglu) and lyricist. the concert version debuted on April 12, 2016 in Houston followed by a May 18, 2016 performance at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The film’s screening schedule is at

The New Mexico Historical Review

Publishing a Southwestern Classic: Enchantment and Exploitation by William deBuys, by Elizabeth Hadas in the New Mexico Historical Review, Volume 90, Number 4, Fall 2015