Quotes by Alex Shoumatoff

About Alex Shoumatoff:


Alexander "Alex" Shoumatoff is an American writer known for his literary journalism, nature and environmental writing, and books and magazine pieces about political and environmental situations and world affairs. He was a staff writer at The New Yorker magazine from 1978 to 1987, a founding contributing editor of Outside magazine and Condé Nast Traveler, and is currently the senior-most contributing editor to Vanity Fair where he has been since 1986. He is known for reporting on some of the most remote corners of the world.

Author Bio


  • NameAlex Shoumatoff
  • DescriptionAmerican journalist
  • BornNovember 4, 1946
  • ProfessionWriter; Journalist
  • AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship