Kurt Caswell’s newest book is Getting to Grey Owl: Journeys on Four Continents. He is also the author of In the Sun’s House: My Year Teaching on the Navajo Reservation, and An Inside Passage. He was born in Fairbanks, Alaska, and grew up in the Cascade Range in Oregon. He has worked as a teacher in Hokkaido, Japan, on the Navajo Reservation, and at schools in Arizona, California, Wyoming, and in the low-residency MFA program at Vermont College of Fine Arts. He teaches writing and literature in the Honors College at Texas Tech University.