Authors and Contributors

Ted Kerasote - Essayist

Ted Kerasote

Ted Kerasote’s work on natural history, wildlife, outdoor recreation, and indigenous people has been published in dozens of periodicals and anthologies, including Audubon, Outside, Men’s Journal, National Geographic Traveler,, The New York Times Book Review, The Nature of Nature, The Best American Science and Nature Writing, and The Best Adventure and Survival Stories. He is also the author of five books. One of them, Bloodties: Nature, Culture, and the Hunt, has been reprinted many times and remains one of the most frequently cited works on the ethics of hunting. Two of his books, Out There: In the Wild in a Wired Age and Merle's Door: Lessons from a Freethinking Dog, have won the National Outdoor Book Award for literature. Kerasote lives in Kelly, Wyoming.

Ted Kerasote contributed "Refuge" to Yellowstone to Yukon: Freedom to Roam (Braided River, 2005). For more information, visit