Book List in Order: 7 titles



  • Drinking Dry Clouds is Gretel Ehrlich's storytelling in full swing. This inspired collection opens during World War II with the stories of cowboys, waitresses, and bartenders along with Japanese Americans interned at Wyoming’s Heart Mountain. Many ...



  • "Ehrlich ventures confidently into new terrain in her eloquent and affecting debut children's novel. [Her] prose, as pristine and spare as her snow-covered landscape, portrays the quiet drama of the changing seasons -- in both their consistency and u...



  • Gretel Ehrlich’s world is one of isolation and wonder, of pain and grace, and these elements ignite her vivid imagination. She writes of ravens and elk and prairie dogs, and eagles falling out of the sky. She tells of a voyage of discovery in north...



  • A dazzling first novel about Japanese Americans and their Wyoming neighbors in the era of WWII internment camps ( Chicago Tribune ). A renowned chronicler of life in the West, Gretel Ehrlich turns her talents to a moment in history when American c...



  • These transcendent, lyrical essays on the West announced Gretel Ehrlich as a major American writer—“Wyoming has found its Whitman” (Annie Dillard). Poet and filmmaker Gretel Ehrlich went to Wyoming in 1975 to make the first in a series of docum...