Iris writes nonfiction of all types – personal essays, memoir, profiles, and journalism – and posts regularly to her blog about writing and spiritual matters. Her first book, Hands at Work, a collaboration with photographer Summer Moon Scriver, is available through independent booksellers such as Lopez Bookshop and Darvill’s Bookstore; directly from the author at handsworking.com; or from Amazon.com.
Her second book, BOUNTY: Lopez Island Farmers, Food, and Community, will be released Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, 5-7 PM at Lopez Center for Community and the Arts. This 124-page book combines photographs, profiles, and recipes to present an intimate, behind-the-scenes view of what it takes to bring food from earth to table on Lopez Island, WA. Iris collaborated with Lopez Island photographers Steve Horn, Summer Moon Scriver, and Robert S. Harrison, and Lopez chef, Kim Bast. Following the book launch, BOUNTY will be available at Lopez Bookshop
Iris’s memoir, Hiking Naked – A Quaker Woman’s Search for Balance, is scheduled for publication in Sept. 2017 by Homebound Publications.