Rebecca Lawton

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Rebecca Lawton

Rebecca Lawton is a fluvial geologist and author whose honors include a Fulbright Award, Waterston Desert Writing Prize, WILLA Award, Ellen Meloy Fund Award, and residencies at Hedgebrook, The Island Institute, and Playa. As Director of Research for a publicly funded watershed organization in northern California, she established and oversaw stream and erosion monitoring. She was an oarswoman on the Colorado in the Grand Canyon and on other rivers for many seasons. Photo by Paul Christopulos

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