John Pipkin's Writings
“What a terrific tale John Pipkin spins! He has taken a dramatic episode in the life of Thoreau and the history of Concord, Massachusetts, where I have lived for over thirty years, and transformed it into a gripping and profound work of fiction. More than a century and a half ago, my fellow Concordian, Ralph Waldo Emerson saidof Walt Whitman. 'I greet you at...
John Pipkin's debut novel, Woodsburner, will be published by Nan A. Talese/Doubleday in April 2009. Set in Concord, Massachusetts in the spring of 1844, Woodsburner tells the story of a forest fire set by Henry David Thoreau, a year before he decides to live...
Causes John Pipkin Supports
Trust for Public Land
Writers' League of Texas