Ken McGoogan is the author of 12 books, including four bestsellers about Arctic exploration. He worked as a books editor and columnist for two decades at the Toronto Star, the Montreal Star and the Calgary Herald. He has served as chair of the Public Lending Right Commission and is a fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. Every summer, he voyages through the Northwest Passage as a resource historian with Adventure Canada. Inspired by these journeys, McGoogan wrote Dead Reckoning, his latest nonfiction work, which retells the history of Arctic exploration through a 21st century, decolonial lens.