Susan Marsh lives in Jackson, Wyoming. With degrees in geology and landscape architecture and a lifelong interest in creative writing, she has combined her interests into a body of work that explores the relationship of humans to the wild. Her work has appeared in journals that include Orion, North American Review, and Fourth Genre, and in many anthologies. Her books include the award-winning novel War Creek and ten non-fiction books. She writes a column “Back to Nature” for Mountain Journal.

Other Works

  • This Earth Has Been Too Generous

  • Cache Creek

  • War Creek

  • A Hunger for High Country

  • The Wild Wyoming Range


Awards and Recognition

  • Wyoming Arts Council 2020 Fellowship, Fiction category
  • Saving Wyoming's Hoback won the 2016-17 Wallace Stegner Prize in Environmental Humanities.
  • War Creek won the 2014-15 May Sarton Award for Contemporary Fiction.
  • Wyoming Arts Council Neltje Blanchan Award 2003