Stephen Smith

Stephen Smith is a writer in Toronto, and a sometime contributor to Canadian Geographic, The New York Times, and The Walrus. He’s the author of a book, Puckstruck: Distracted, Delighted and Distressed by Canada's Hockey Obsession (2014), and steers a blog at that keeps an eye on hockey history, culture, and literature. The expedition he joined in 2007 on King William Island intended to scour Victory Point for Sir John Franklin’s elusive tomb before discovering the wrecks of Terror and Erebus; it fell short. Follow him on Twitter @pkstrk.