Category: Journalism

  • Article in Marie Claire Italian Issue

    Article in Marie Claire Italian Issue

    Check out this recent Italian article within Marie Claire referencing Michael Modzelewski with his recent activities.

  • Inside Passage Book Review – By Amy Tan

    Inside Passage Book Review – By Amy Tan

      “Michael Modzelewski is the John Muir of our times. Like Muir, he provides quiet and reverential observance of nature and our own humanity, while interjecting riveting narratives of unanticipated death-defying adventures. His writing is visceral and poetic, alternately humorous and heart-rending, able to sweep the reader seamlessly into his world. I have spent happy […]

  • Inside Passage Book Review – By The Nature Book Club

    Adventures in Wilderness The Nature Book Club   Two hundred miles north of Vancouver “and about a hundred years back” lies Swanson Island, a remote rock along the icy, rugged coastline between Alaska and Seattle – the setting of this riveting adventure. INSIDE PASSAGE describes Michael Modzelewski’s experiences – both wonderful and harrowing – in […]

  • Inside Passage Book Review – By The Seattle Morning News Tribune

    A Natural Passage Inside To The Soul Book Review by Author and historian Murray Morgan who contributes free-lance book reviews to The Seattle Morning News Tribune The Inside Passage, the waterway between Puget Sound and Alaska that lies between the continental shore and the screening offshore island, has intrigued and endangered boatmen since European explorers […]

  • Inside Passage Book Review – By San Francisco Examiner

    San Francisco Examiner THERE WERE BEASTS in both places, but nothing much else was the same about Michael Modzelewski’s two memorable “homes” – a football locker room at the University of Maryland and remote Swanson Island, 200 miles north of Vancouver in British Columbia’s Inside Passage. Football came first, and it came naturally. Modzelewski’s father, […]

  • Inside Passage Book Review: By Forbes Magazine

    It can be easy to get into a rut with your career. Are you on a path that still excites you? Are you at the level, in the industry, and performing the role that you intended? Should you add something to your routine or discard a long-held assumption? My post last week included book recommendations […]

  • Wild Life Book Review – By Morgan Shamy

    Are All Authors X-tremists? Yesterday I finished WILD LIFE by Michael Modzelewski. It was a riot! The story is a memoir of the author’s life as a Cosmo bachelor and his journey to where he is today. It’s verrrry adult, so all my teen readers close your eyes, but for my not so innocent friends, […]

  • She Found Serenity, Spirituality Amid The Rigors of Alaskan Life – The Philadelphia Inquirer.

    By Anne Vitabile, for The Philadelphia Inquirer In Vienna, I waltzed to the music of Strauss. In Paris, I floated down the Seine in a barge. I trod the Appian Way in the footsteps of my ancestors. I stood in wonder a the magnificence of the Grand Canyon, but nothing moved me like the icy […]

  • The Adventurer – Smoke Magazine

    Swimming with dolphins in the Amazon, tracking tigers in Nepal, spending two years on an Alaskan island studying killer whales — most men just read about these kind of exploits, or watch them on TV. For Michael Modzelewski, they’re all part of the job. If you’ve ever tried out for Survivor — or better yet, […]

  • The Magic of Alaska – The Select Traveler

    A Princess Alaska Cruisetour offers a front row view of the natural wonders of our wildest, woolliest state. When most people think of Alaska, they don’t envision flowers and rainbows. But according to naturalist Michael Modzelewski, summer in The Great Land is saturated with brilliant color. “Alaska intoxicates all the senses,” says Michael, an adventure […]