Colorado Authors Series: Tracy Ross, The Source of All Things
Tracy Ross is an award-winning journalist and contributing editor at Backpacker Magazine. Her essay "The Source of All Things: (which her memoir of the same name is based on) won a 2009 National Magazine Award and has been selected for inclusion in The Best American Sports Writing and The Best American Magazine Writing. Ross's assignments have taken her to the wilds of Alaska, the ski slopes of Iran, and the most remote reaches of Ecuador. She writes about exotic places and intriguing people, but mainly about the wilderness and how it intersects with the most important issues in our lives. She lives with her family in the mountains above Boulder.