Hillerman Research and Information Resources

This section of the Portal is a library of print and online resources about Tony Hillerman. Hillerman was prolific and popular as a writer, journalist, and educator, and much commentary about his work has been produced. Included here are web links to articles, books, audio and video, interviews, and other websites on topics such as biographical information, literary criticism, setting and landscape guides, and closer looks at his writerly, public, and private lives. You can also contact us at the eHillerman Portal and UNM University libraries with any inquiries and research interests.

Magazine Articles

Confessions of a Literary Editor

Constantine, Peggy. "Confessions of a Literary Editor." The Critic 43, no. 3 (1989): 53-67.

Exploring Tony Hillerman Country

Maxa, Christine. "Exploring Tony Hillerman Country." Highroads (2005): 30-34.

Guide to Hillerman Country: Tracking Jim Chee Through Navajoland

Heller, Pauly. "Guide to Hillerman Country: Tracking Jim Chee Through Navajoland." Arizona Highways 82, no. 6 (2006): 10-15.

Here Comes The Indians!

Birchfield, D. L. "Here Comes The Indians!" Roundup Magazine (2003): 32-35.

High Stakes Hillerman Style

Beebe, Katharine. "High Stakes Hillerman Style." Mirage 13, no. 3 (1996): 4-8.

Hillerman Country

Nolan, Tom. "Hillerman Country." Mystery Scene 87 (2004): 14-17.

Hillerman Country

Parker, Betty and Riley Parker. "Hillerman Country." The Armchair Detective 20, no. 1 (1987): 4-14.

How Tony Hillerman Won the West

Woog, Adam. "How Tony Hillerman Won the West." USAir Magazine 15, no. 9 (1993): 60-63, 113.

Illustrating Tony Hillerman

Bulow, Ernie. "Illustrating Tony Hillerman." Firsts: Collecting Modern First Editions 1, no.4 (1991): 20-23.

Interview With Tony Hillerman

Gulli, Andres. "Interview with Tony Hillerman." The Strand Magazine 15 (2005): 50-54.

Interview With Tony Hillerman

Crawford, Brad. "Interview with Tony Hillerman." The Writer's Digest 80, no. 1 (2000): 8-9.

Land of Mystery

Boggs, Johnny. "Land of Mystery." New Mexico Journey (2006): 18-25.

Leaphorn's Blessing: An Interview With Tony Hillerman

Schuit, Kathy and Wayne Rowan. "Leaphorn's Blessing: An Interview with Tony Hillerman." New Mexico Business Journal 30, no. 6 (2006): 8-9...

Mystery Man

Berney, Charlotte. "Mystery Man." Cowboys & Indians 7, no. 6 (2000): 143-147.

New Mexico's Mysterious Attraction

Blackwell, Scott. "New Mexico's Mysterious Attraction." Around 505 26 (2006): 34-35.

Novel Writer: Tony Hillerman unites sleuthing and Indian lore

Stea, Vikki. "Novel Writer: Tony Hillerman unites sleuthing and Indian lore." America West Airline Magazine 2, no. 5 (1987): 18-21.

Owen Wister Award Winner: Tony Hillerman

Boggs, Johnny. "Owen Wister Award Winner: Tony Hillerman." Roundup Magazine 15, no. 5 (2008): 12-15, 27.

Picks & Pans Pages: Coyote Waits by Tony Hillerman

Neill, Michael. "Picks & Pans Pages: Coyote Waits by Tony Hillerman." People Weekly 34, no. 8 (1990): 6-7.

Prime Time for Tony Hillerman

McCord, Richard. "Prime Time for Tony Hillerman." Santa Fean (2004): 33, 57-59.

Seldom Disappointed

Martinelli, Debra. "Seldom Disappointed." Sooner Magazine 23, no. 1 (2002): 15-18.