Leaning Into the Wind

Leaning Into the Wind

Women Write from the Heart of the West

By Linda M. Hasselstrom (Editor); Nancy Curtis (Editor); Gaydell Collier (Editor)

Mariner Books, Paperback, 9780395901311, 416pp.

Publication Date: April 1998


In the true stories, essays, and poems of Leaning into the Wind we meet the real women of the High Plains today. Included are reflections on cowboys, tractor-driving lessons, outhouses, ranch marriages, and family legacies.

About the Author
Linda M. Hasselstrom combines forty-five years of experience raising cattle on the Northern Plains with thirty years as an environmental activist to create essays and poetry, and co-edit anthologies that make a significant contribution to environmental writing today.She is the author or editor of twelve books including Woven on the Wind, Feels Like Far, and Leaning into the Wind. She has received a number of honors for herwork including an NEA fellowship for poetry and the South DakotaHall of Fame'sWriter of the Year award. She divides her time between Wyoming and South Dakota.

NANCY CURTIS owns and operates High Plains Press from her cattle ranch, publishing award-winning books of poetry and nonfiction.

Praise For Leaning Into the Wind

"A truly rich contribution to the natural literature of America." - Dee Brown

"205 voices that will knock your heart out." The Denver Post