New Book Tour Dates

Join Us at a NORTHLAND Event:   Wednesday, Sept 26. 7:00 PM talk/signing MAGERS AND QUINN 3038 Hennepin Ave. S Minneapolis, MN 55408 Link: (directions) https://www.magersandquinn.com/index.php?main_page=help#maps   Thursday, September 27, 7:00 PM talk/signing ELLIOTT BAY BOOK COMPANY 1521 Tenth Avenue Seattle, WA 98122 Link: https://www.elliottbaybook.com/event/porter-fox   Friday-Sunday, September 28-30 HARBOR SPRINGS […]

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September Readings in Maine

Porter Fox to present NORTHLAND: A 4,000-Mile Journey Along America’s Forgotten Border A free discussion and reception at Rising Tide Brewing Company in Portland  WHEN: Thursday, September 6, 6-9:00 p.m. WHERE: Rising Tide Brewing Company, 103 Fox Street, Portland Please join NRCM Rising at Rising Tide Brewing Company for a special evening with outdoor and […]

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NORTHLAND in the News

It’s been a busy month for NORTHLAND…     NPR Marketplace, author interview: https://www.marketplace.org/2018/07/05/business/big-book/america-northern-border-crossing-business   NPR Here & Now, author interview: http://www.wbur.org/hereandnow/2018/07/03/us-canada-border-northland   The New York Times Book Review, interview:   The New York Times, author op-ed   The New York Times Travel Section   Maine Public Radio, interview http://www.mainepublic.org/post/maine-author-explores-changing-american-border-canada#stream/0 […]

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NORTHLAND Is Released

The story of America’s forgotten border is officially out July 3. NORTHLAND was chosen as Amazon’s Book of the Month in Nonfiction, Biography and History. Get your copy here: Greenlight Bookstore, Barnes & Noble, Amazon, Books-a-Million, iBookstore  

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First NORTHLAND Excerpts Out

The first excerpts of NORTHLAND are out. See a piece from Montana’s Medicine Line in Outside Magazine here. Northland: A 4,000-Mile Journey Along America’s Forgotten Border (available for preorder now) offers searing portraits of the people and places that live on the line between the United States and Canada. Author […]

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NORTHLAND Gets Starred Kirkus Review

The southern border of the United States gets all the attention, but it’s barely half as long as the northern border; its story is “a tale of early mistakes, and more than two centuries of fixes.” Fox (Deep: The Story of Skiing and the Future of Snow, 2013), a Maine […]

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OUTSIDE Review of Best New Expedition Books

North America was not the land of milk and honey that early explorers sought. It was a rocky, cold, foreboding obstacle blocking the way to the riches of Asia. The Vikings, Hernán Cortés, Juan de Fuca, Martin Frobisher, Sir Francis Drake, and virtually every captain dispatched across the pond by […]

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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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