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Freeman House

Freeman House is a former commercial salmon fisher who has been involved with a community-based watershed restoration effort in northern California for more than twenty-five years.  He is a co-founder of the Mattole Salmon Group and the Mattole Restoration Council.

His book, _Totem Salmon: Life Lessons from Another Species_ received the best nonfiction award from the San Francisco Bay Area Book Reviewers Association and the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Harold D. Vursell Memorial Award for quality of prose.

He lives with his family in northern California.

Prizes, Awards & Fellowships
  • 2005 Lannan Literary Fellowship for Nonfiction