William Stolzenburg

William Stolzenburg



Author of “Where the Wild Things Were” and “Rat Island”, Will has been heralding our planet's sixth mass extinction while celebrating its survivors where they can still be found After 15 years as science editor of Nature Conservancy magazine, Will chose to pursue the most captivating story of all, our awakening science to the critical role of Earth's great predators in sustaining the diversity of life and their ongoing disappearance from every corner of the biosphere.

For the past twenty years Will has been covering the beat called conservation biology, an occupation now finds him portraying the losses of nature's grandest spectacles against the increasing destruction of our ecosystems. Will now writes from his home in Shepherdstown, West Virginia, where wolves and cougars have been missing for nearly a century.