Dyana Z. Furmansky’s latest book, Rosalie Edge, Hawk of Mercy: The Activist Who Saved Nature From The Conservationists received a 2009 Wormsloe Foundation Nature Award and the 2010 Colorado Book Award.
Dyana’s articles on environmental subjects and the culture of the American West have appeared in The New York Times, Audubon Magazine, American Heritage, High Country News, Harrowsmith Countrylife, Wilderness and many other publications. (under the byline Dyan Zaslowsky before 2004). In 1986 she was part of the High Country News reporting team that won the George Polk Award for Environmental Reporting.
Dyana wrote the biographical essay of the watercolorist William Matthews for Cowboys and Images, and co-authored These American Lands: Parks, Wilderness and the Public Land, with National Book Award nominee T.H. Watkins. Wallace Stegner considered this book to be one of the best histories of the public domain.