Porter Fox was born in New York and raised on the coast of Maine. He lives, writes, teaches and edits the award-winning literary travel writing journal, Nowhere, ( in Brooklyn. He graduated with an MFA in fiction from The New School in 2004. His fiction, essays and nonfiction have been published in The New York Times Magazine, The Believer, Outside, Men's Journal, National Geographic Adventure, Powder,, Narrative, The Literary Review, Northwest Review, Third Coast and Conjunctions, among others. In 2013 he published DEEP: The Story of Skiing and the Future of Snow. The book was featured on the cover of the New York Times Sunday Review, CBS national news, NPR and in both the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Fox has been anthologized in The Best American Travel Writing, nominated for two Pushcart Prizes and was a finalist for the 2009 Robert Olen Butler Fiction Prize. He won a Western Press Association “Maggie” for Best Series of Articles in 2014. He has written and edited scripts for Roger Corman and several documentary filmmakers. He recently completed his first collection of short stories and is working on an anthology of short fiction with poet, Larry Fagin. He is a member of the Miss Rockaway Armada and Swimming Cities art collectives in New York and collaborated on installations on the Mississippi and Hudson Rivers, Venice Biennale (2009), Mass MoCA (2008) and New York City's Anonymous Gallery (2009). He is represented by Paul Lucas at Janklow & Nesbit.