James Barilla

James Barilla is the author of West with the Rise (University of Virginia Press). He writes frequently about the human relationship to the natural world. My Backyard Jungle: The Adventures of an Urban Wildlife Lover Who Turned His Yard into Habitat and Learned to Live with It (Yale University Press) will appear in 2013. He teaches creative nonfiction and environmental writing in the MFA program at the University of South Carolina in Columbia.