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"The Story of Skiing"

posted Oct 27, 2014, 7:46 PM by Alan W

Attention all winter sports fans! On November 4th, the WSU Office of the Provost, EIC, Energy & Sustainability Office, Geography Department, Ogden City, and Ogden Nordic are sponsoring Porter Fox and his presentation on his bookDEEP: The Story of Skiing and the Future of Snow. Porter’s presentation will include video, slideshows, animation and a discussion of the best skiing in the world, climate change and its effect on snow.


Porter Fox writes, teaches and edits the literary travel-writing journal Nowhere (nowheremag.com) in Brooklyn. He graduated with an MFA in fiction from The New School in 2004. His fiction and nonfiction have been published in The New York Times Magazine, Outside, National Geographic Adventure, Powder, Salon.com and The Literary Review,among others. He has been anthologized in The Best American Travel Writing, nominated for two Pushcart Prizes and was a finalist for the 2009 Robert Olen Butler Fiction Prize.


When: November 4th (Tuesday), from noon - 1:00 p.m.  Porter will be available to sign books following his presentation.

Where: Wildcat Theater in the Shepherd Union

A summary of the book can be found at: