Ph.D. Virginia, 1967. William Howarth writes on ecocriticism, environmental literature and history, and Anglo-American romanticism. His thirteen books include Nature in American Life, The John McPhee Reader, The Book of Concord, Traveling the Trans-Canada, Mountaineering in the Sierra Nevada, and Walking with Thoreau. Recent essays have appeared in American Scholar, Preservation, and the Library Chronicle. Former editor in chief of The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau, he serves on the editorial board of ISLE and the executive committee of the Princeton Environmental Institute. Under the pen name Dana Hand, he writes novels and films with Anne Matthews. They are also the publishers of Scarlet Oak Press. He has taught at Princeton since 1966, offering courses in English, American Studies, and Environmental Studies.