The voices of the wild are everywhere, including inside ourselves.
Mary Taylor Young
Writing on Landscape, Heritage & Place
...when Mary Taylor Young and her husband bought their piece of the wild in the Colorado Rockies. They built a cabin, set up a trail of bluebird nest boxes, and began a nature journal of observations...
"My nature journal held a secret..."
"Recognizing the outstanding work, significant contributions, and distinguished achievements of a member of the Colorado Authors' League during a long and successful career in the publishing arts."
Inducted into the Hall of Fame's inaugural class of prominent Colorado authors along with Stephen King, Madeline Albright, Connie Willis and others.
Awarded for exemplary literary achievement and a canon of writing that communicates a deep understanding, celebration, and love of the West. Past winners include Barbara Kingsolver, Tony Hillerman, Margaret Coel and CJ Box.
...Mary Taylor Young has spent more than 35 years celebrating the landscape, wildlife and heritage of Colorado and the American West. Winner of numerous awards, she is one of the best-known nature and wildlife writers in Colorado.
In her upcoming book, Bluebird Seasons, Mary shares her personal story of realizing the evidence of advancing climate change on her land in southern Colorado. "I've spent my career persuading audiences to support the conservation of wildlife. But a much greater threat faces life on Earth. For the balance of my career, I will focus on the urgency of the climate crisis."
Contact Mary about speaking to your book club or organization.