Miranda Weiss is the author of Tide, Feather, Snow: A Life in Alaska. Published by HarperCollins, the book was a Pacific Northwest Booksellers’ Association Bestseller and was picked by The Baltimore Sun as one of the “Best Books for a Snowstorm.”

Weiss is a contributing author to This is the Place: Women Writing About Home. Anthology contributors include Pam Houston, Amanda Petrusich, Terry Tempest Williams, Jennifer Finney Boyland, and Jane Wong. The book was a New York Times Editors’ Choice.

Her science and nature writing has appeared in The Washington Post, Alaska Dispatch News, Alaska Magazine, The American Scholar, and elsewhere. She is a recipient of grants from the University of Alaska and the Rasmuson Foundation to support her work. She lives in Homer, Alaska with her family.