Selected Works

nonfiction, depth psychology, memoir, Spiritual, Relationships, Work, Health, Meaning, Techniques, Fate, Renewal, Transcendence, Timing, Earth’s soul, Dreams, Symbols, Myths, Death
SPECIAL 2016 BOOK OFFER: Your Soul at a Crossroads for half-price, $7. You might then dip into The Inner Lover and Dreaming of Animals, also related to finding inner wisdom.
Using passion as a way to self-empowerment & exceptional creativity
"Animals show us in dreams what we need to do to heal ourselves and the Earth" - James Hillman
A compendium of articles, quotes, puzzles that show how our daily activities affect ecosystems. Published by Grosset/Putnam.
That's me at age 15 - to Elvis' right
The story of a snowshoe hare surviving in its community in Glacier Bay, Alaska. A Smithsonian Heritage Book.


ARTICLES (selected list):

DISTINCTLY MONTANA MAGAZINE: 2013: Montana in 20 Icons (see PDF in right column)
Christopher Paolini, Deborah Butterfield, Ghost Wood, Hatchfest, Octagonal Powerhouse.
Winter 2012 issue:"People Healing Horses, Horses Healing People." See live link (blue dot) in right hand column).
Biographies in Feminists Who Changed America, 1963-75 (I'm also a subject), University of Illinois Press, 2006
Audubon’s Life List Journal, “Birds in Mythology,...Art” (Artisan Publishers 1999)
NEW YORK TIMES: Delinquent Fathers, Suffering Families
HARPER'S MAGAZINE: Women Share Secrets
MS. MAGAZINE: What is Holistic Healing?
MEN'S JOURNAL: On Fathering
Encyclopedia of Archetypal Symbols, 4 contributions
New-Works Magazine, Recommended:Therapy for Our Relationship with Animals
ADVOCATE: Management and the Mind
CAMERA 35: The Legacy of Minor White
WOMAN: The Inner Journey (monthly column on dreams)
AUDUBON ACTIVIST: Our Planet, Ourselves
ANNALS OF EARTH: Interview with Jan Beyea
ENVIRONMENT: Nuclear Energy
HUMANIC ARTS (U of S.Carolina): Interview with Ira Progoff
AUDUBON ACTIVIST: Creating a Wildlife Habitat in Your Backyard
PILGRIMAGE, A Psychotherapy Journal: The Inner Lover
ANAIS JOURNAL: Anais Nin & Henry Miller; Memoir of Frances Steloff
MBI,INC: Notes to Famous Editions of Cyrano deBergerac and Swann's Way
SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL: Baltimore County Investment Sparks Weston Woods Line
WOMEN'S DIARIES: Anais Nin's Early Diaries
COUNTY MAGAZINE: Holistic Healing; Independent Publishers
WESTON: Elvis Before He Became Famous
CONNECTICUT WOMAN: Marketing to Women
PARENT'S CHOICE: Interviews with Ruth Krauss, Ann McGovern, Arthur L.Klein

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* My papers are archived at Smith College’s Sophia Smith​libraries/​ssc/​collection.html

“Recommended: Therapy for Our Relationship with Animals” at

“Creative Journaling” online chat with Kristi Holl at​rx/​tr01/​valerie_harms.shtml

Review called “As Within, So Without” of wonderful book by Nancy Ryley, The Forsaken Garden, The Deep Meaning of Environmental Illness, at​aritcles/​harmsreview.html

Review of The Inner Lover by Doris Norrgarrd on

Billlings bookfest: Dream of Animals Inspires Montana Writer "http:/​/​​news/​features/​magazine/​image_9ef8b03c-66ef-5a7a-a094-00dfd8af6f39.html

I edit "Distinctly Montana" magazine. See it at

Anais Nin
http:/​/​ (I co-founded this one)

Book buying,,

Wildlife conservation sites:
Montana Wilderness Association,
The Wilderness Society,
Predator Conservation,
National Audubon Society,
National Resources Defense Council,
Earth Justice,
Wildlife Conservation Society,
Wildlife expedition company,
Gallatin Valley Land Trust,
Orion Society,,,

Writing organizations:
National Writers Union,
Authors Guild,
International Women’s Writing Guild,
Long Ridge Writers Group,
Poets and Writers,

Magnificent animal photographer: