Gretel Ehrlich


Gretel Ehrlich is the author of fourteen books of narrative essays, novels, poems, and travel writing, including Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of a Tsunami (2013), This Cold Heaven: Seven Seasons in Greenland (2001), and A Match to the Heart (1994). She is the recipient of many awards, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and the PEN Henry David Thoreau Award. Ehrlich was struck by lightning in 1991 in Wyoming.