Tom Kizzia

Alum 2010

Tom Kizzia was a longtime reporter for the Anchorage Daily News and a Knight Journalism Fellow at Stanford. His first book, The Wake of the Unseen Object, was named one of the “Alaska 67 – Best Books about Alaska” by the Alaska Historical Society. He is writing a non-fiction book about the closing of the frontier: an account of a long-running war between an eccentric homesteading family and the National Park Service in a remote mining ghost town in Alaska. The book is to be published by Broadway Books/Random House.