My essay “A Storm Out of Paradise” mentions and quotes from a number of newspaper columns, book chapters and other things I’ve written about Alaska and its relationship with the oil industry over the years,

I have collected a number of them and some related material here for readers of that essays (and, of course, anybody else who is interested) to follow up.


Music In the Cafes At Night (chapter from Write Hard, Die Free)
Is Alaska still the promised land? (a lecture)
Are we pioneers or colonists?
Alaska’s innocence was pumped away with the oil
A promise made is a debt unpaid (but not to oil companies)
Alaska’s economic twilight zone
Paying our own way
What causes oil spills?
Oil, drilled and spilled
Watchers and doers
An Alaska oil fairy tale
Natives and oil
What’s an otter worth?