Stanley Crawford

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Stanley Crawford (born 1937) is an American writer and farmer.[1] His novels include, among others, Travel Notes (1967), The Log of the S.S. The Mrs Unguentine (1972), Some Instructions (1978), and Petroleum Man (2005). His nonfiction works include A Garlic Testament (1992), a biography of life on his farm in Dixon, New Mexico. Mayordomo: Chronicle of an Acequia in Northern New Mexico (1988) was the winner of the 1988 Western States Book Award for Creative Non-fiction.[2]


Crawford was born in 1937 and was educated at the University of Chicago and the Sorbonne. He moved to Dixon, New Mexico in 1970, where he owns El Bosque, a garlic farm,[3] and served for a time as the President of the Sante Fe Area Farmers' Market.[4]


  • Crawford, Stanley (1966). Gascoyne. New York: Putnam. OCLC 1395235. 
  • Crawford, Stanley (1968). Travel Notes (from here—to there). Simon & Schuster. OCLC 437091. 
  • Crawford, Stanley (1972). The Log of the S.S. The Mrs Unguentine. Dalkey Archive Press. ISBN 1564785122. 
  • Crawford, Stanley (1978). Some Instructions. Dalkey Archive Press. ISBN 0916583155. 
  • Crawford, Stanley (1988). Mayordomo: Chronicle of an Acequia in Northern New Mexico. University of New Mexico Press. ISBN 0826309992. 
  • Crawford, Stanley (1998). A Garlic Testament: Seasons on a Small New Mexico Farm. University of New Mexico Press. ISBN 0826325319. 
  • Crawford, Stanley (2003). The River in Winter: New and Selected Essays. University of New Mexico Press. ISBN 978-0826328571. 
  • Crawford, Stanley (2006). Petroleum Man. Penguin. ISBN 978-1468307979. 


  1. ^ "Stanley G. Crawford". Lannan Foundation. Retrieved 2015-04-29. 
  2. ^ "Mayordomo: Chronicle of an Acequia in Northern New Mexico". Kirkus. Retrieved 2015-04-29. 
  3. ^ Raver, Ann (July 13, 2011). "Secrets of a Garlic Grower". The New York Times. Retrieved 2015-04-29. 
  4. ^ Mora, Joseph (February 7, 2014). "Arriving in Style: The Slow, Deliberate Odyssey of Stanley Crawford and the Santa Fe Farmer's Market". Edible. Retrieved February 24, 2014. 

Further reading

  • Bates, Sarah F. (1993). Searching Out the Headwaters: Change And Rediscovery In Western Water Policy. Island Press. pp. 22, 50–52. ISBN 978-1-55963-218-8. 
  • Powers, Bill (2010). Twelve by Twelve: A One-Room Cabin off the Grid & Beyond The American Dream. New World Library. pp. 85–94. ISBN 978-1-57731-898-9. 
  • Rivera, José A. (1998). Acequia Culture: Water, Land, and Community in the Southwest. University of New Mexico Press. pp. 175–176. ISBN 978-0-8263-1858-9. 


  • Carroll, Sean P. (September 2008). "An Interview with Stanley Crawford". Bookslut. Retrieved 2015-04-29. 
  • Guengerich, Gail (April 4–10, 2013). "Leaves and Asphalt: Stanley Crawford and the center of the universe". Weekly Alibi. 22 (14). Retrieved 2015-04-29. 
  • Sparks, Stephen (May 20, 2014). "Stanley Crawford". Bomb. Retrieved 2015-04-29. 
  • Unferth, Deb Olin (September 9, 2008). "Interview with Stanley Crawford". Powell's Books Blog. Retrieved 2015-04-29. 
  • Young, Alex (April 3, 2009). "An Interview with Stanley Crawford". August Publications. Retrieved 2015-04-29. 


  • Ventura, Michael (November 25, 2005). "Letters at 3AM: The return of Gascoyne". Austin Chronicle. Retrieved 2015-04-29. 
Travel Notes
  • Carroll, Tobias (April 2, 2014). "Tobias Carroll on Travel Notes: The Ever-Shifting Status". Los Angeles Review of Books. Retrieved 2015-04-29. 
  • Jauchen, Michael (April 3, 2014). "Travel Notes (From here — to there) – Stanley Crawford". Full Stop. Retrieved 2015-04-29. 
Petroleum Man
  • Riker, Martin (June 22, 2006). "Stanley Crawford. Petroleum Man. (Book review)". The Review of Contemporary Fiction.  (subscription required)
  • Warzel, Peter C. (July–August 2005). "Bedtime Stories from the Business World". American Book Review. 26 (5).  (subscription required)

External links

  • Official website
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