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).

  • by Sophie Ell, Hillerman Digital Fellow
    Originally published on Celebrating New Mexico Statehood, 08/19/2016

    “Hillerman Country” has long been a familiar term among the digital portal’s fellows, New Mexico residents, and...

    --DISC Staff (06/01/2020 - 15:08)

  • Originally published on Celebrating New Mexico Statehood, 8/19/2016

    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...

    --DISC Staff (06/01/2020 - 14:50)

  • by Diana Filar
    Originally published on Celebrating New Mexico Statehood, 6/10/2016

    Last summer, I had the pleasure of working on Hillerman’s third novel in his Navajo detective series,LISTENING WOMAN, and this semester, I...

    --DISC Staff (06/01/2020 - 14:44)

  • Originally published on Celebrating New Mexico Statehood, 6/10/2016

    In his 2001 memoir, SELDOM DISAPPOINTED, Tony Hillerman (1925-2008) recalls the “life-changing miracle” that was meeting his future wife, Marie Elizabeth...

    --DISC Staff (06/01/2020 - 14:30)

  • by Emily Cammack, Senior Hillerman Digital Fellow
    Originally posted on Celebrating New Mexico Statehood, [date]

    The dust jacket of the first edition of Hillerman’s 1989 novel TALKING GOD positions a depiction of a Navajo...

    --DISC Staff (06/01/2020 - 14:24)

  • UNM Libraries Digital Initiatives and Information Technologies departments are collaborating on a project that lets students and researchers perform computational analysis on the manuscripts of Rudolfo Anaya and Tony Hillerman. This type of...

    --Kevin Comerford (09/13/2018 - 14:16)

  • Our Summer Tony Hillerman post was written by Daejin Kim, the 2017-2018 Tony Hillerman Fellow. He has been working on scanning a posting a variety of Tony's magazine artcles this year, and did an excellent review of a work Hillerman published...

    --Daejin Kim (06/18/2018 - 00:00)

  • President Garnett Stokes just released her Summer Reading List



    "The summer is always spent with my nose in a good book. This year, I plan on immersing myself in all things New Mexico by traveling this great state and...

    --Kevin Comerford (04/30/2018 - 19:41)

  • 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)

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