Publisher: Simon & Schuster Canada
James Raffan is a prolific writer, speaker, geographer and author of numerous bestselling books, including his first work of creative nonfiction, Ice Walker. He writes for national media outlets and has produced documentaries for CBC Radio and the Discovery Channel. He is an international fellow of the Explorers Club, a past chair of the Arctic Institute of North America and a fellow and past governor of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. He has been awarded the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal. From 2010-2013 he traveled through the Arctic Circle, researching and writing on culture and climate change in the North.