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William Least Heat-Moon
Least Heat-Moon at the Seattle Public Library (2008)
Least Heat-Moon at the Seattle Public Library (2008)
Born William Lewis Trogdon
August 27, 1939 (1939-08-27) (age 81)
Kansas City, Missouri
Occupation Travel writer, historian
Language English
Education Bachelor's, master's, and Ph.D. degrees in English
Bachelor's degree in photojournalism
Alma mater University of Missouri
Genre Deep map travel literature
Notable works Blue Highways

William Least Heat-Moon (born William Lewis Trogdon August 27, 1939) is an American travel writer and historian.

He is the author of many books which talk about unusual journeys through the United States, including cross-country trips by boat (River Horse, 1999) and, in his best known work (1982's Blue Highways), about his journey in a 1975 Ford Econoline van.

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