UNTAMED is now a national bestseller. Thanks to the readers buying it from the bookshelves across the country—and to all of the supporters, reviewers, and thousands of folks who have showed up at book fairs and speaking events. The groundswell of support has far surpassed my wildest hopes.

There is a rising tide of public interest in Cumberland, and it’s already affecting the management of the island. A new island superintendent and new political leadership representing Georgia are early signals of the sea change.

Thanks to all of you for being a voice for the turtles nesting in the dunes, the whales singing offshore, and for wild places everywhere.