Poets & Writers issue of March-April 2016 has a pleasant feature, "Such Great Heights," covering the career of Annie Dillard and celebrates her "masterful essays."
Take time to enjoy reading of her life and work, in this piece spanning about six terrific pages.
Such Great Heights: A Profile of Annie Dillard
The article itself is in print only, not online. Stop by your local library if you are not a P & W subscriber.