Hannah Hindley

Hannah Hindley is a wilderness guide and essayist with an MFA from the University of Arizona. She is the recipient of the Barry Lopez Prize, the Thomas Wood Award in Journalism, the Waterston Desert Writing Prize, the Ellen Meloy Desert Writers Award, the Bill Waller Award for Nonfiction, and a Carson Scholarship in science communication. Find her work at hannahhindley.com and follow her @hannah_the_bold.


He tugs at his sleeves. Maybe he has a sister—as I have a brother—whose brain, like the zebrafish’s brain, craves that bitter swallow, that floating high.