Katherine Hauswirth’s nonfiction centers on nature, ecology, literature, and contemplation. Her award-winning Book of Noticing--essays on nature--was released via Homebound Publications in May 2017.
Rare and Wondrous: Seeking, Finding, and Preserving Connecticut's Old Growth
Piece on the waning old growth in Connecticut and the importance of preserving it.
The Way in the Woods: A Week with Edwin Way Teale
Reflections on nature writing residency at Trail Wood, CT , in Connecticut Woodlands magazine
On Vistas, Voles, and Volition
An essay inspired by my Acadia National Park residency.
Big Brother Blue Jay
Humanity and its big questions, unexpectedly provoked by amateur birding attempts.
What a Wonderful World
Article for Connecticut Outdoors supplement on the Stewart B. McKinney Wildlife Refuge
Final 2017 Almanac column for CT Woodlands
The Good Earth: Foraging in Connecticut
An overview of common local picks, with perspectives from foragers and a unique New Haven restaurant
Words of Wonder: Connecticut Authors Connect Kids with Nature
This piece is about an array of Connecticut kids' authors who focus on nature and natural science
Feature Article, Seasons Magazine
Drink It In: Appreciating and Protecting the Farmington River Watershed
The heroic milkweed
Article: This common plant helped keep soldiers afloat and aloft in World War II....
Here, There, Elsewhere: Stories from the Road
Book review: William Least Heat-Moon lets curiosity lead him far and wide....
The Sacred is Coming at Us
This is a reflection on finding the sacred in the mundane--even our cell phones!
My Reading the Truth column at BiblioBuffet, on MarthaBeck.com
Column about two books.
A Literary Winter
Books roundup--holiday giftgiving
Your Neighbor the Poet
Article on local CT poets for Seasons magazine