Tony Hillerman News and Scholarship

This page features news, announcements, and scholarly articles about Tony Hillerman and Southwestern Literature. Visit often for updates, or subscribe to the RSS feed (below). Brief announcements and articles are also posted each month on the Portal FaceBook page (https://www.facebook.com/TonyHillermanPortal).

  • When a car bomb kills a young man in the Shiprock High School parking lot, Officer Bernadette Manuelito discovers that the intended victim was a mediator for a multi-million-dollar development planned at the Grand Canyon.

    But what...

    --Kevin Comerford (04/11/2017 - 16:21)

  • Anne Hillerman, the daughter of writer Tony Hillerman, is an established writer in New Mexico and the Southwest, having published 8 non-fiction works since 1983. In 2013, Anne Hillerman picked up the threads of her father’s...

    --Kevin Comerford (02/22/2017 - 16:01)

  • As summer advances toward the solstice in late June, we on the Hillerman team are mentally projecting our bodies out into the terrain that our imaginations roam, thanks to Tony Hillerman. Although a significant portion of...

    --Emily Cammack (06/01/2015 - 14:13)

  • Hello, I am the new Tony Hillerman Digital Fellow; I joined the crew in August. As the new fellow I was initiated into the project by being assigned to work on People of Darkness. My job is to research and define terms from the novel that...

    --Sophie Ell (11/11/2014 - 11:13)

  • One of my first tasks on the Hillerman Portal was to describe the covers of the foreign editions of the Tony Hillerman novels. This was a fascinating time, because each cover depicted what the publisher and jacket designer...

    --Stephanie Mack (08/19/2014 - 00:00)

  • More Than a Mystery Writer: Tony Hillerman as Teacher, Children’s Author and Journalist
    June 18, 2014 from 6:30 – 7:30 pm
    at the Tony Hillerman Public Library, 8205 Apache NE, Albuquerque, NM

    Please join University of New...

    --Kevin Comerford (04/29/2014 - 11:05)

  • --Stephanie Mack (03/07/2014 - 13:20)

  • Tony Hillerman’s The Blessing Way established the set of themes, concerns, and characters on which Hillerman would elaborate during his accomplished career as an author of fiction and nonfiction. Most notably, The...

    --Daniel Worden (06/10/2013 - 12:23)

  • What do the Anasazi, high frequency radio waves, and a mouthful of sand have to do with a Navajo Blessing Way? Absolutely nothing, yet it was with such a conjunction of disparate elements that the constellation of Tony Hillerman’s Navajo...

    --Emily Cammack (05/22/2013 - 12:26)

  • On Friday, June 14th at 5:30 pm University Libraries will host a preview event for the Tony Hillerman Portal in the Willard Room in Zimmerman Library. The demonstration of the portal will be followed by a reception. The event is free and open...

    --Kevin Comerford (05/20/2013 - 11:22)

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