Books by Stephen Wilbers



Just published! Mastering the Craft of Writing, my free monthly writing tips, with fun exercises and entertaining asides

Keys to Great Writing, hailed as “a writing class in a book” (reviews)



Writing for Business,
collected columns and a winner of a Minnesota Book Award

Writing by Wilbers,
an e-book collection of columns (no e-reader required)

This Northern Nonsense, poems on the Oberholtzer legacy, Mallard Island, and wilderness preservation

A Boundary Waters History: Canoeing Across Time, a history along with the story of canoeing for 30 years with my father

Canoeing the Boundary Waters Wilderness: A Sawbill Log, a memoir of wilderness canoeing adventures


The story of why this famous writing program began in Iowa City and who was behind its founding


See my online Boundary Waters chronology

About the author

Books in progress

A Canoe Country Companion: Everything You Need to Enjoy
a BWCA/Quetico Wilderness Canoe Trip

(with Bill Hansen of Sawbill Canoe Outfitters)

A Grammatical Affair
A wildly romantic love story that offers writing instruction in the form of a novel