Stanley Crawford

stanphoto2009 STANLEY CRAWFORD is a writer and a farmer. He is co-owner with his wife, Rose Mary, of El Bosque Farm in Dixon, New Mexico, where they have lived since 1969.

Crawford was born in 1937 and was educated at the University of Chicago and at the Sorbonne. He is the author of eight novels, including Village, Log of the S.S. The Mrs. Unguentine, Travel Notes, Gascoyne, and Some Instructions, plus two award-winning memoirs, A Garlic Testament: Seasons on a Small Farm in New Mexico, and Mayordomo: Chronicle of an Acequia in Northern New Mexico.

High Country News calls him “one of the most original and incisive authors writing about the West today.”

The Garlic Papers: A Small Garlic Farm in the Age of Global Vampires (2019)

Village (2017)