Ed Struzik has paddled and explored more than 40 rivers in the Canadian North since he first started working in Kluane National Park in the Yukon in the 1970s. Now a senior writer for the Edmonton Journal, Struzik's articles and photographs have appeared in Canadian Geographic, Equinox, Harrowsmith, International Wildlife, Nature Canada, Geo (Russia), Merien (Germany), and several other publications. His river trip reports for the Government of the Northwest Territories have been used by thousands of paddlers over the years.
Struzik's writings have won him dozens of awards and honours. These include two National Magazine Awards, a National Newspaper award, six Canadian Science Writers Association awards, a Knight Journalism Fellowship at MIT and Harvard, the Southam Fellowship at the University of Toronto, the Northern Lights travel writing award, and the Sir Sandford Fleming Medal, which honours one Canadian each year who makes an outstanding contribution to the understanding of science.
Struzik is the author of Northwest Passage, The Quest for An Arctic Route to the East. Ten Rivers is his second book.