Chellis Glendinning (born 18 June 1947) is a European-American writer, psychotherapist, and political activist.

Works Edit

  • My Name Is Chellis and I’m in Recovery from Western Civilization. Gabriola BC Canada: New Society Publishers/New Catalyst/ Sustainability Classics, 2007; and Boston: Shambhala Publications, 1994.
  • Chiva: A Village Takes on the Global Heroin Trade. New Society Publishers, 2005.
  • Off the Map: An Expedition Deep into Empire and the Global Economy. New Society Publishers, 2002; and Off the Map: An Expedition Deep into Imperialism, the Global Economy and Other Earthly Whereabouts. Shambhala Publications, 1999.
  • When Technology Wounds. New York: William Morrow, 1990.
  • Waking Up in the Nuclear Age. William Morrow, 1987.


  • De Un Lado Al Otro, with composer Cipriano Vigil, 2006. Premiered at the Lensic Performing Arts Center, Santa Fe NM, 15 September 2007, with director Robert Castro.


  • The Un-tied States of America,” July 2008
  • Cocaína No, Coca Sí,” April 2006.
  • “Hear Tell: Invisibility, Invasiveness, and the Cell Phone,”, Spring 2002.
  • “Re-membering Decolonization,” Tikkun, January/February 2002.
  • “Fear and Loathing in Los Alamos: On the Lam from the Cerro Grande Fire,” Orion, Winter 2001.
  • “Off the Map: A Tour of Chimayó with Chellis Glendinning” (with Laura Sewall), Orion, Spring 2000.
  • “An Open Letter to Environmentalists,” Earth Island Journal, Summer 1996.
  • “Yours Truly from Indian Country,” Yoga Journal, January/February 1995.
  • “Notes Toward a Neo-Luddite Manifesto,” Utne Reader, March-April 1990.
  • “Lunch on Warning: Meals You Can Make in Less Than Six Minutes,” Not Man Apart, April 1984.

Short StoriesEdit

  • “Thinking of Always Clan,” Terra Nova, Winter 1997.
  • “The Interview,” KUNM-FM Radio, Albuquerque NM, 1989.


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