CHILDS, Craig. American, b. 1967. Genres: Literary criticism and history. Career: River guide, 1986-. Worked as editor, writer, photographer, and mechanic for Colorado newspapers, including Ouray County Plaindealer and Ridgeway Sun, 1990-92. Publications: Stone Desert: A Naturalist's Exploration of Canyonlands National Park, 1995; Crossing Paths: Uncommon Encounters with Animals in the Wild, 1997. Address: PO Box 112, Crawford, CO 81415, U.S.A.