MPR Reacts to NYTimes Cover

MPR News Reflections and observations on the news Arts & Culture A cure for politics? Minnesota’s Boundary Waters Bob Collins October 21, 2016, 1:45 PM12 Comments No pressure, Boundary Waters, but the New York Times this afternoon is telling the nation you’re the cure for the political cesspool gripping the […]

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MacDowell Art of Nonfiction Grant

Journalism Initiative Support Makes Finding the Long Arcs Possible Deep reporting in writer’s project about U.S.-Canada border is one of 15 fellowships assisted by MacDowell long-form journalism push. By Jonathan Gourlay Journalist Porter Fox arrived at The MacDowell Colony late last January armed with hundreds of stories and countless historical vignettes […]

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MPR Northland Interview

The Great Lakes from aboard a 740-foot ship Arts & Culture Aug 29, 2016 LISTEN 7min 40sec Writer Porter Fox recently caught his first glimpse of Lake Superior from the deck of a 740-foot-long freighter loaded with iron ore. He managed to hitch a ride on one of the freighters […]

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Northland in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune

Writer Porter Fox journeyed across the Great Lakes by freighter for a book about the North On a journey across the Great Lakes by freighter, a writer explores Minnesota’s watery border. By Sharyn Jackson Star Tribune OCTOBER 4, 2016 — 4:32PM SARA FOX, NEW YORK TIMES  The Algoma Equinox passes […]

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