Tweit, Susan J(oan)

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TWEIT, Susan J(oan)

TWEIT, Susan J(oan). American, b. 1956. Genres: Mystery/Crime/ Suspense, Children's non-fiction, Natural history, Young adult non-fiction, Autobiography/Memoirs, Essays. Career: National Park Service, Yellowstone National Park, Mammoth, WY, biological aide, 1976-77; U.S. Forest Service, Shoshone National Forest, Cody, WY, biological technician, 1977- 78, vegetation ecologist, 1978-81; University of Wyoming, Women's Resource Center, Laramie, director, 1982-83; Washington State Dept of Natural Resources, Olympia, coordinating editor, 1984-87; freelance writer, 1987-; radio commentator for KRWG-FM, NM, 1991-98; Sun News, Las Cruces, NM, columnist 1992-98; Mountain Mail, CO, columnist, 1997-; Writers on the Range Syndicate, contributor, 1998-; Denver Post, CO, columnist, 2000-. Teacher and speaker throughout the United States. Publications: NONFICTION: Grassland and Shrubland Habitat Types of the Shos- hone National Forest, 1980; Writers Handbook, 1987; Pieces of Light: A Year on Colorado's Front Range, 1990; The Great Southwest Nature Fact- book: A Guide to the Region's Remarkable Animals, Plants and Natural Features, 1992; Meet the Wild Southwest (juvenile), 1995; Barren, Wild and Worthless: Living in the Chihuahuan Desert, 1995; City Foxes (juvenile), 1997; Seasons in the Desert: A Naturalist's Notebook, 1998; Seasons on the Pacific Coast: A Naturalist's Notebook, 1999. Contributor to periodicals. Address: PO Box 578, Salida, CO 81201-0578, U.S.A. Online address: [email protected]