Tanyo Ravicz

My appreciation to the editors of the journals that first published these pieces.


"Nature & the Northern Muse"

Reflections on a long creative relationship with Alaska. Available in Cirque Vol. 4, No. 1, the Winter Solstice 2012 issue​

"What I Think About The New Yorker"

"Robert Ward, my editor at Bellowing Ark, agreed to publish this piece on condition that I first attempt to place it with The New Yorker. It was published in 2006." Let's see it>

"Two Hunts"

The author's account of two Alaska deer hunts ten years apart was originally published in Bellowing Ark in 2006. 

"Getting Along with Ourselves"

Now online in The International Literary Quarterly Issue 18.

"A Collector's Inner Life, or The Case of the Missing Toyohiro"

Art, Death & the Undying Obsession of a Dying Man. The International Literary Quarterly Issue 17. Here>​​

"A Kodiak Miscellany"

In 2001 Tanyo Ravicz received title to his Kodiak Island homestead, Cottonwood. His work in progress, a book-length account of the homesteading, takes the form of chapters such as these excerpted in Cirque Vol. 7, No. 2. 

Links to online offerings and newly available reprints ...

"Life & Death of a Grizzly Lover"

In October 2003, bear enthusiast Timothy Treadwell and his companion Amie Huguenard were fatally mauled in Alaska. "Life & Death of a Grizzly Lover," published in the November/December 2003 issue of the magazine Bellowing Ark, offers thoughts from the ground in Alaska.   Available here>​


"A House without Laughter"

On writing school and the writer's soul. First published in 2005. With a new postscript.   Available Here>