Susan Zakin Author, 'Coyotes and Town Dogs: Earth First! and the Environmental Movement' and 'In Katrina's Wake: Portraits of Loss from an Unnatural Disaster'

Susan Zakin, the author of Coyotes and Town Dogs: Earth First! and the Environmental Movement and editor of the anthology Naked: Writers Uncover the Way We Live on Earth, is known for her trenchant, irreverent take on the environment. Zakin was the Sen. John Heinz Fellow in Madagascar is 2001. Her blog on love, globalization and the occasional coup d'etat is LetterFromPointsWest.com