• Dec – I’m featured as the “Alumni of the Month” in the Southern Arizona Science & Engineering Fair newsletter.
  • May 24 – Listen to me discuss science communication on a local Flagstaff radio show, This Is The Colorado Plateau
  • March 28 – I’m mentioned among this list of women writing the west, written by Sarah Boon on Literary Hub.
  • Jan 11 – Mythical River mentioned in NAU News
  • Jan – Mythical River chosen for One Book Yuma for 2018. See this article in the Yuma Sun (subscription required) or read about it in Yuma News Now.


  • DSCN5037Fall 2017 – Western American Literature reviews Mythical River (print only). Reviewer Hal Crimmel writes that “the author’s gift for storytelling, her delightful turns of phrase, well- researched histories, and updates to ongoing controversies make the book a most enjoyable, worthwhile, and— not least of all— hopeful read.”
  • July/August 2017 – Edible Baja Arizona reviews Mythical River. Reviewer Marguerite Happe says that “Sevigny’s deeply rooted love for the Sonoran Desert pulses through every page … Her prose is abundantly graceful.”
  • June 18, 2017 – C-SPAN Book TV aired this interview about Under Desert Skies
  • May 2017 – Arizona Daily Sun names Mythical River as a summer read
  • March 2017 – Review of Mythical River published in Natural Resources Journal
  • February 2017 – Mythical River named a “Nature Book of Uncommon Merit” and medal finalist by the John Burroughs Association.
  • January 5, 2017 – Mythical River nominated for a Viola Award for Excellence in Storytelling by the Flagstaff Arts Council.
  • January 4, 2017 – I discuss science and writing on the Bill Buckmaster Show.
  • January, 2017 – I’m awarded a 2017 Artist Research and Development Grant, and the Bill Desmond Writing Award, to support work on my next book project.




Video: Under Desert Skies