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Jason Anthony

Jason Anthony worked for eight austral summers in Antarctica. His Antarctic essays have appeared in Best American Travel Writing 2007, the Missouri Review, Alimentum, WorldHum.comIsotope,,, as a Notable Essay in Best American Essays 2006, and elsewhere. He is currently at work on a book on the strange history of Antarctic cuisine.


The Heartless Immensity

Tracks in the snow near Siple Dome, Antarctica. “The intense concentration of self in the middle of such a heartless immensity, my God! Who can tell it?” Herman Melville, Moby-Dick “Self is a subject that most of us are fluent on [...]