2016_hampton_sidesHAMPTON SIDES is best-known for his deeply researched adventure narratives set in war or depicting epic expeditions of exploration. He is the author of the best-selling histories Ghost Soldiers, Blood and Thunder, Hellhound on His Trail, and, most recently, In the Kingdom of Ice.

An editor-at-large at Outside magazine and a frequent contributor to National Geographic, his journalistic works have been frequently anthologized and have twice been named Finalists at the National Magazine Awards.

A native of Memphis and a graduate of Yale, Hampton is a 2015 Miller Distinguished Scholar at the Santa Fe Institute. He is also a partner of Atalaya Productions, an independent film company that develops historical stories for the screen.

Hampton divides his time between Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Colorado College, where he teaches narrative non-fiction and serves as Journalist in Residence. He is now at work on a book for Doubleday about the Korean War Battle of Chosin Reservoir.

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