A Life of Service - A Study of Barry Lopez's Relationship with His Readers


  • Catherine Helen Lundberg Texas Tech University


In this essay, I examine how Barry Lopez uses his valuable talents as a writer to live a life of service for his readers.

Author Biography

Catherine Helen Lundberg, Texas Tech University

I am a senior undergraduate student at Texas Tech University majoring in civil engineering and minoring in the environment and humanities.


Barry Lopez Speaking Engagement Papers, 1971-1999 and undated, Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.

Lopez, Barry, Holstun, James Perrin. Warren, and Barry Moser. Outside: Six Short Stories. San Antonio: Trinity UP. Print.

_ _ _ . "In 'Sliver of Sky,' Barry Lopez Confronts Childhood Sexual Abuse." Interview by Terry Gross. National Public Radio 10 Jan. 2013. Web. 4 Apr. 2016.

_ _ _ . "Sliver of Sky: Confronting the Trauma of Sexual Abuse." Harper's Magazine Jan. 2013. Print.

Tydeman, William E. Conversations with Barry Lopez: Walking the Path of Imagination. Norman: U of Oklahoma, 2013. Print.






Memoir/Personal Essay