“In the Rut,” Terrain.org, 2023. https://www.terrain.org/2023/nonfiction/in-the-rut/

“Emergence,” High Desert Journal. 2022. https://www.highdesertjournal.org/emergence-kathryn-wilder

“Ode to Rain,” The Gulch. 2021. https://www.gulchmag.com/home/ode-to-rain

“The Truth I Cannot Tell,” Fugue Literary Journal. 2021. Kim Barnes Prize runner-up. https://fuguejournal.com/news/winners-kim-barnes-prize

“Disappointment Was What I Needed: An Interview with Kathryn Wilder” by Rebecca Lawton. Terrain.org. 2021. https://www.terrain.org/2021/interviews/kathryn-wilder/

“Lunar Red,” High Desert Journal. 2020. https://www.highdesertjournal.org/kathryn-wilder-lunar-red. Nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Best American Essays 2021 Notable Essay.

“Withdrawal,” Torrey House Press’s “That Thing with Feathers: Hope and Literature in the Time of Pandemic.” 2020. https://www.torreyhouse.org/single-post/2020/04/22/that-thing-with-feathers-hope-and-literature-in-a-time-of-pandemic

“Sex on Slickrock,” New Millennium Writings Musepaper. 2019. https://www.musepaper.org/blog/sex-on-slickrock-by-kathryn-wilder. Winner, Musepaper Essay Prize

“The Weight of It,” Contra Viento‘s “Open Range.” 2019. https://contravientojournal.org/the-weight-of-it/

“Getting Ready,” Deserts: The First Five Years of the Waterston Desert Writing Prize. 2019. Waterston Desert Writing Prize finalist. 

“Grounded,” High Desert Journal. 2019. https://www.highdesertjournal.org/issue-28

“October,” River Teeth‘s “Beautiful Things.” 2019. https://www.riverteethjournal.com/blog/2019/02/18/october

“Fubar,” The Southwest Anthology: The Best of the Writing Programs. Texas A & M University Press. 2017.

“An Outsider Inside Denali National Park and Preserve,” National Park Service. https://www.nps.gov/dena/getinvolved/air-wilder.htm. 2017.

“Where hope, science and mustangs meet,” High Country News “Writers on the Range.”  http://www.hcn.org/articles/pzp-where-hope-science-and-mustangs-meet. January 5, 2016.


“Sundance,” Southern Indiana Review, Volume 16, Number 2. Evansville, IN: The University of Southern Indiana. Spring 2015. T. A. Wilhelmus Editors’ Award finalist. Best American Essays 2016 Notable Essay.

“Holding,” River Teeth’s “Beautiful Things.” 2014. https://www.riverteethjournal.com/blog/2014/09/29/holding

“White Sugar,” Times They Were A-Changing: Women Remember the ’60s & ’70s. She Writes Press. 2013. Edited by Kate Farrell, Linda Joy Myers, & Amber Lea Starfire

“In Security,” Midway Journal. http://midwayjournal.com/in-security/. May 1, 2013.

“Night Crawlers,” River Teeth, Volume 14, Number 2. Ashland, OH: AshlandUniversity. Spring 2013

“Afraid of the Dark,” Tiny Lights: A Journal of Personal Narrative. Petaluma, CA. Fall 2012. Second place prize winner.

“Canyon Metaphor,” Grand Canyon Trust News. 2012. Flagstaff, AZ. Grand Canyon Trust. http://www.grandcanyontrust.org/news/2012/07/2489/

“An Odd Coupling,” Grand Canyon Trust News. 2011. Flagstaff, AZ. Grand Canyon Trust.      http://www.gcvolunteers.org/stories/2011/10/an-odd-coupling

“The Last Cows.” Fourth Genre, Volume 10, Number 1. East Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press, Michigan State University. Spring 2008. Winner, Editor’s Prize for Best Essay/Memoir. Best American Essays 2009 Notable Essay.

“Stones and Jawbones,” What Wildness Is This: Women Write about the Southwest. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press. 2007. Edited by Susan Wittig Albert, Susan Hanson, Jan Epton Seale, & Paula Stallings Yost

“So Close to the Wild,” Bugle, 2000

“Glen Canyon Dam,” Earth First! Journal, 2000

“The Grace of Geese,” American Nature Writing 2000. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University Press. 2000. Edited by John A. Murray

“Looking Up,” American Nature Writing 1999. Corvallis, OR: Oregon State University Press. 1999. Edited by John A. Murray

“Looking Up,” Sierra, 1997. Write on the Wild Side winning essay.

“River Words” in Standing Wave. Prescott, AZ. 1997.


Interviews, Audio, & Video

The Cowboy Up Podcast: H. Alan Day and Russell True interview Kathryn Wilder about mustangs and more. October 2022. https://cowboyup.libsyn.com/episode-22

“Disappointment Was What I Needed: An Interview with Kathryn Wilder” by Rebecca Lawton. Terrain.org. 2021. https://www.terrain.org/2021/interviews/kathryn-wilder/

Back of Beyond Books. June 2021. https://www.facebook.com/TorreyHousePress/videos/910350376488512/

Bright Side Bookshop with Rebecca Lawton. June 2021. https://www.facebook.com/TorreyHousePress/videos/968757283981482/

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