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Kevin Fedarko

Kevin Fedarko was a staff writer at Time magazine from 1991 to 1998, where his work helped garner an Overseas Press Club Award for a story on the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin. His freelance writing has appeared in Esquire, Outside, and other publications and has been anthologized in The Best American Travel Writing. This May, Scribner will publish Fedarko’s book, The Emerald Mile The Epic Story of the Fastest Ride in History Though the Heart of the Grand Canyon He lives in northern New Mexico and works as a part-time river guide in Grand Canyon National Park. Fedarko earned a Masters of Philosophy in Russian history at Oxford in 1990.