Richard Manning

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Richard Manning
Manning in 2008.jpg
Born (1951-02-07) February 7, 1951 (age 65)
Flint, Michigan
Occupation Author, journalist
Nationality United States

Richard "Dick" Manning is an environmental author and journalist, with particular interest in the history and future of the American prairie, agriculture and poverty. He writes frequently about trauma and poverty for the National Native Children's Trauma Center based at the University of Montana, where he is a senior research associate. He is the author of eight books, and his articles have been published in Harper's Magazine, The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, Audubon[1] and The Bloomsbury Review.[2]


Manning worked as a journalist, reporter and editor for more than 30 years,[3] including four years at the Missoulian.[2] In 1995 he was the recipient of a John S. Knight Fellowship from Stanford University.[4] He is a three-time winner of the Seattle Times C.B. Blethen Award for Investigative Journalism, and has also won the Audubon Society Journalism Award and the inaugural Richard J. Margolis Award[5] in 1992.

He lives in Helena, Montana with his wife, Tracy Stone-Manning.






  1. ^ a b Mountains, Elk, and Sprawl[dead link]
  2. ^ a b "Richard Manning - Penguin Books USA". Retrieved 2015-08-20. 
  3. ^ Austin College. Sherman, Texas[dead link]
  4. ^ "Meet the Fellows | JSK | Knight Fellowships Class of 1995". Retrieved 2015-08-20. 
  5. ^ 1992 - Richard Manning[dead link]
  6. ^ Manning, R. (2000). Food's Frontier: The Next Green Revolution. University of California Press. ISBN 9780520232631. Retrieved 2014-10-12. 
  7. ^ Manning, R. (2000). Inside Passage: A Journey Beyond Borders. Island Press. ISBN 9781597268813. Retrieved 2014-10-12. 
  8. ^ "Richard Manning: A Conservatism That Once Conserved". Retrieved 2015-08-20. 
  9. ^ Richard Manning. "The oil we eat: Following the food chain back to Iraq". Harper's Magazine. Retrieved 2015-08-20. 

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