David Quammen

David Quammen is the author of four books of fiction and seven acclaimed nonfiction titles, including The Song of the Dodo, which was awarded the John Burroughs Medal for natural history writing. He has been honored with an Academy Award in Literature from the American Academy of Arts and Letters and is a three-time recipient of the National Magazine Award. Quammen currently holds the Wallace Stegner Chair of Western American Studies at Montana State University, in Bozeman. He is also a contributing writer forNational Geographic.