"I write about and photograph places and people, near and far, who appear in my geographical imagination."
David Zurick received his doctorate in geography from the University of Hawaii and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the East-West Center, Honolulu. He writes extensively about Asia and the Pacific with a special focus on the Himalayan region. His books and photography have won numerous awards and acclaimed reviews, including the National Outdoor Book Award, Foreword Magazine's "Best University Press Book," Banff International Mountain Book Award Finalist (twice), Kentucky Arts Council's Al Smith Individual Artist Fellowship in Visual Arts (twice)and the Mt. Everest Award from the Association of American Geographers for his lifetime achievement in Himalayan studies. He photographs with a 4-by-5 camera using sheet film and makes gelatin silver prints in his darkroom at home in the Kentucky hills. The subject of much of his writing and photography is the contemporary cultural landscape.
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