One of the older writers of non-fiction in Tucson was Joseph Wood Krutch.

J    Joseph Wood Krutch was an American writer, critic, and naturalist.
He was born November 25, 1893, in Knoxville, TN and died May 22, 1970, in Tucson, AA. 
Education: University of Tennessee (1915), Columbia University (M.A., 1916; Ph.D., 1923).
  • If people destroy something replaceable made by mankind, they are called vandals; if they destroy something irreplaceable made by God, they are called developers.
  •  It is not ignorance but knowledge which is the mother of wonder.
  • Cats seem to go on the principle that it never does any harm to ask for what you want.

Other Nonfiction Writers

See Blog Entry on Wynne Brown, “Nonfiction Writer,” Feb 11, 2016