Visiting Writer: Stanley Crawford

Stanley Crawford divides his time between writing and farming in Northern New Mexico, where he and his wife RoseMary have lived since 1969. He's the author of seven novels, among which is The Log of the S.S. The Mrs Unguentine (Dalkey Archive Press, Champaign and London), and three works of nonfiction about Northern New Mexico, including A Garlic Testament: Seasons on a Small New Mexico Farm (The University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque). Two new novels were issued in spring 2015: Seed (FC2/University of Alabama Press) and The Canyon (University of New Mexico Press). In 2016, FC2 will also issue his novella, Intimacy. Crawford has been the recipient of two NEA Writing Fellowships and a three-year Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writer's Award, and has held residencies at the MacDowell Colony, the Bellagio Study Center, and Centrum in Port Townsend, Washington. He has taught at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, UMass/Amherst, and Colorado College in Colorado Springs. (photo credit: Don Usner)