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Creative Writing Program
Institute on the Environment
Kim Todd website
Educational Background & Specialties
M.S.: Environmental Studies, University of Montana, 1999.
M.F.A.: Creative writing (nonfiction), University of Montana, 1998.
B.A.: English, Yale University, 1992.
Creative writing (nonfiction)
Senior Seminar, Fiction and Nonfiction
Contemporary Nonfiction Writing
Research Methods for Literary Nonfiction
Nonfiction as Witness
Research & Professional Activities
Environmental Leadership Program: Senior Fellow
The Island Wolves
: Todd, Kim, Eds. Sam Kean and Tim Folger, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Best American Science and Nature Writing 2018, 84-96, 2018.
In Turn Each Woman Thrust Her Head
: Todd, Kim, Paris Review Daily, 2018.
: Todd, Kim, Bay Nature, 18.1 28-32, 42-44, 2018.
Those Magnificent Women and Their Typing Machines
: Todd, Kim, Smithsonian, 47.7 60-67, 2017.
: Todd, Kim, Smithsonian, 46.9 60-79, 2016.
: Todd, Kim, Missoula: Montana Natural History Center, Field Notes, 47-48, 2016.
: Todd, Kim, Missoula: Montana Natural History Center, Field Notes, 32-33, 2016.
: Todd, Kim, Eds. Rebecca Skloot and Tim Folger, New York: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Best American Science and Nature Writing 2015, 273-281, 2015.
Reintroductions and Other Translocations
: Todd, Kim, Guernica, 2015.
, Reaktion Books, 2012.
: Todd, Kim, Eds. Rees Hughes and Corey Lewis, Seattle: Mountaineers Press, The Pacific Crest Trailside Reader, Oregon/Washington, 138–141, 2011.
Metamorphosis and Motherhood
: Todd, Kim, Ed. Samantha Parent Walravens, Seattle: Coffeetown Press, Torn, True Stories of Kids, Career, and Modern Motherhood, 143–148, 2011.
Chrysalis, Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis
, Harcourt, 2007.
: Todd, Kim, Mechanicsburg: Stackpole, City Birding, True Tales of Birds and Birdwatching in Unexpected Places, 154–164, 2003.
Tinkering with Eden, A Natural History of Exotic Species in America
, W.W. Norton, 2001.
: Todd, Kim, Ed. Susan Fox Rogers, New York: Vintage, Two in the Wild, 1999.
New York Public Library “Books to Remember” Selection, 2007
Montana Book Award Honor Book, 2007
MacDowell Colony Residency, 2003
Hedgebrook Residency, 2003
Sigurd Olsen Nature Writing Award, 2002
PEN/Jerard Fund Award, 2001