Andrea Pitzer

Andrea Pitzer

Andrea Pitzer is the author of Icebound: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World, which will be published by Scribner in early 2021.

Published

My Midlife Crisis on a Boat in the Arctic

For a book project about 16th-century polar explorer William Barents, Andrea Pitzer needed to reach the remote Arctic island where he and his men came to grief. She booked passage on an expeditionary boat out of Murmansk, then headed north on a trip marked by unforgettable scenery, unexpected loss, and wild magic that changed her life.

Andrea Pitzer
Jul 27, 2020

Why I Hate Running

I'm worse at it than your average tortoise, and yet I persist. Why? Miseries and all, there's no better foundation for my physical and mental health.

Andrea Pitzer
Jul 9, 2019