Kim Todd

National (2002)

Kim Todd is an environmental writer whose essays and articles have appeared in Orion, Sierra, and California Wild. Kim's most recent book, Chrysalis, Maria Sibylla Merian and the Secrets of Metamorphosis will be published by Harcourt in January, 2007. Her previous book, Tinkering with Eden, a Natural History of Exotic Species in America, published in 2001 by W.W. Norton & Co., won the PEN/Jerard Award and the Sigurd Olson Nature Writing Award for the book that best "captures the spirit of the human relationship with the natural world." She has taught environmental writing at the University of Montana, the Environmental Writing Institute, and the University of California at Santa Cruz extension.