Nick O'Connell

Nicholas O'Connell, MFA, PhD, is the author of On Sacred Ground: The Spirit of Place in Pacific Northwest Literature, At the Field's End: Interviews with 22 Pacific Northwest Writers, Contemporary Ecofiction and Beyond Risk: Conversations with Climbers. A long-time professional writer with diverse interests, he has contributed to Newsweek, Gourmet, Saveur, Outside, Go, Condé Nast Traveler, Food and Wine, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Sierra, The Wine Spectator, Commonweal and Alaska Airlines Magazine. Nick also teaches writing classes from Seattle for www.thewritersworkshop.net