Seth Kantner is a commercial fisherman, wildlife photographer and author of Shopping for Porcupine and the national bestselling novel, Ordinary Wolves. He was born and raised in northern Alaska, schooled at home and living off the land, and later attended the University of Montana and received a BA in journalism. His writings and photographs have appeared in the New York Times, Outside, Alaska, Reader's Digest and other magazines and anthologies. He’s a columnist for the Anchorage Daily News, the Arctic Sounder, and Bristol Bay Times, and a former dispatch writer on climate change for Orion magazine. He lives with his wife and daughter in northwest Alaska.