Ken Lamberton is the author of "Wilderness and Razor Wire," which won the 2002 John Burroughs Medal for outstanding nature writing. In 2007, he won a Soros Justice Fellowship for his fourth book, "Time of Grace: Thoughts on Nature, Family, and the Politics of Crime and Punishment." His latest book, "Chasing Arizona," was a Southwest Book of the Year. Lamberton holds degrees in biology and creative writing from the University of Arizona. He lives with his wife in an 1890s stone cottage in Bisbee.