Sean Prentiss is an environmental writer. He is the author of Finding Abbey: A Search for Edward Abbey and His Hidden Grave, a National Outdoor Book Award winner, a Utah Book Award winner, a New Mexico and Arizona Book Award winner, and Vermont and Colorado Book Awards finalist. He is also the co-author of Environmental and Nature Writing: A Craft Guide and Anthology and co-editor of The Far Edges of the Fourth Genre, which asks creative nonfiction writers to ruminate on creative nonfiction.
Sean is also the series editor for Bloomsbury Publisher’s creative writing textbook line, which includes Environmental and Nature Writing: A Writer’s Guide and Anthology (written by Sean Prentiss and Joe Wilkins); Poetry: A Writer’s Guide and Anthology (written by W. Todd Kaneko and Amorak Huey), forthcoming in 2018; and Short Form Writing: A Writer’s Guide and Anthology (written by Stephanie Lenox and H.K. Hummel), forthcoming 2019).
In 2013, he settled, with his wife Sarah, onto the banks of a small lake in northern Vermont.