Krista Schlyer

KRISTA SCHLYER is an award-winning nature writer and photographer focusing on conservation, biodiversity and public lands. Since obtaining a master’s degree in journalism in 1997, she has been contributing stories and photography to magazines, books, and websites, including BBC, Defenders, National Parks, High Country News, Audubon, and The Nature Conservancy, and she is currently a fellow at the International League of Conservation Photographers. Her most recent book, Continental Divide: Wildlife, People and the Border Wall, won the National Outdoor Book Award, the American Library Association’s “Best of the Best” award, and the Southwest Book of the Year. Her memoir, Almost Anywhere, will be published by Skyhorse in the fall of 2015. Please visit her website at