Kitty Pilgrim

Kitty Pilgrim is the author of three novels and a former award-winning correspondent and anchor for CNN. She is the recipient of an Overseas Press Club Award, a Peabody Award, The New York Society of Black Journalists Award, and is a full member of the historic Explorer’s Club. She lives in New York City and Rhinecliff, New York.

Books by this Author

The Stolen Chalice
The Explorer's Code


Author Revealed

Q. Is there a book you love to reread?

A. anything by Edith Wharton

Q. What comment do you hear most often from your readers?

A. I didn't want it to end. I wanted to LIVE in the world you created

Q. Do you have one sentence of advice for new writers?

A. find your voice, keep going, don't quit

Q. Where did you go to high school and/or college?

A. Manhattanville College (undergraduate), Columbia University (graduate)

Author Voices

July 18, 2013

Melting Ice

By Kitty Pilgrim

We love to think of the Arctic as a beautiful pristinewilderness, populated by polar bears floating along on giant ice floes. A fantasy world that most people will neversee, except in wildlife documentaries.

But many countries view the Arctic as a source of untapped wealth. Hidden deep below the melting polar cap is vast unseen treasure: oil, gas, minerals. And with increasing ice melt – trade routes and fishing rights are also coveted.

This competition for Arctic natural resources is nothing new. My thriller,–The Explorer’s Code - that fictionalized a competition for... see more

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