J.B. MacKinnon is a best-selling author and award-winning magazine writer based in Vancouver. He is winner of the Charles Taylor Prize (Dead Man in Paradise) and the Roderick Haig-Brown Regional Book Award (The 100-Mile Diet). His most recent book is The Once and Future World (2013). He also is the recipient of 11 National Magazine Awards, many of them for his articles about nature and the outdoors in Explore. MacKinnon, in addition to his writing, works in the field of interactive documentaries including Bear 71 and Welcome to Pine Point.
OF ALL THE FEELINGS said to sweep over us in wild places — awe, peace, a sense of the divine — there are a few that rarely get mentioned. My last Continue reading
THE ONLY ASPECT of my life that I can trace directly to my maternal grandmother is my recent decision to stop eating groundfish. I have never been particularly close to her, Continue reading