H@W Cover LG (2)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.


bounty_coverHer second book, BOUNTY: Lopez Island Farmers, Food, and Community, was released in October 2016.  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. BOUNTY  is available at Lopez Bookshop.



Iris’s memoir, Hiking Naked: A Quaker Woman’s Search for Balanceis scheduled for publication in Sept. 2017 by Homebound Publications.