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The Paperback Gets Its Proppers

World Literature Today calls The Coyote’s Bicycle “a landmark work.” Lit Reactor says it “makes every reader feel affected by the plight of human trafficking.” The paper back release finds a #1 in Latin America slot on Amazon.

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Photos from the reporting of “The Coyote’s Bicycle” #1

For most of my career, I’ve written for publications that are dominated by photography. While writing The Coyote’s Bicycle, I wanted to recreate the rarified worlds I’d discovered, in words only. I realize this can be a futile task, because … Continue reading

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Learning “Me Like’em You” in Papua New Guinea

Last April, I traveled to Papua New Guinea to profile the work of Medevac pilot Mark Palm and his family. In an area with few permanent roads, great distances and lots of water, the Palms help patients from remote villages … Continue reading

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The Big Dirty

West Coast cities do way too little to treat or effectively manage street runoff caused by average winter storms. As one source put it, we basically use the same technology for managing runoff that the Romans did: pipes and ditches … Continue reading

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Coyote Excerpt on Vice Media’s Motherboard

Click the image above to link to the excerpt

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Q&A with the Union-Tribune

 

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The Coyote’s Bicycle in Hardcover

Available at Powells, Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble, and wherever fine books are sold.

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Surfing Central Africa

A few months ago I traveled with crazy Basque surfer Kepa Acero and Californian Dane Gudauskas to surf the central African coast. Thanks to the hard work of conservationists like Mike Fey, in parts of Gabon, primal forest still laps … Continue reading

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The Galleys Are Here!

“Kimball Taylor knows with love, no border is impermeable.” —Luis Alberto Urrea, author of The Devil’s Highway: A True Story It wasn’t surprising when the first abandoned bicycles were found along the dirt roads and farmland just across the border … Continue reading

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Recent Publications

The tale of my growing radiation fear as I traipsed through North Eastern Japan—meeting and interviewing local surfers—is finally out in Surfer magazine’s big issue. All of the contamination paranoia on the West Coast of the United States got me … Continue reading

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