Authors and Contributors

Daniel Glick - Essayist

Daniel Glick

Daniel Glick is the author of Monkey Dancing: A Father, Two Kids, and a Journey to the Ends of the Earth, a Colorado Book Award-winning account of the trip he took with his son and daughter to places of great ecological wonder that are threatened by human development. A correspondent for Newsweek for thirteen years, Glick co-authored the 2004 National Geographic cover story entitled "Global Warming: Bulletins from a Warmer World" that won an Overseas Press Club award. He has written for numerous other magazines, including Smithsonian, Outside, Rolling Stone, the Washington Post Magazine, and Harpers. Glick also wrote Powder Burn: Arson, Money and Mystery on Vail Mountain, an investigation into the most infamous act of ecoterrorism in U.S. history. In 2001, he was awarded a Ted Scripps Fellowship at the University of Colorado, one of five journalists chosen annually to spend an academic year researching environmental law, policy, and science. In 2006, he spent four months as a Knight International Journalism Fellow in Algeria with his two children.

Dan Glick contributed "Fever Pitch: Understanding the Planet's Warming Symptoms" to The Last Polar Bear (Braided River, 2008). For more information, visit