Arno Kopecky is an environmental journalist and the author of two books of literary non-fiction: The Devil’s Curve (Douglas & McIntyre, 2012); and The Oil Man And The Sea (Douglas & McIntyre, 2013), a finalist for the 2014 Governor General’s Award and winner of the 2014 Edna Staebler Award for Creative Non-Fiction. Arno’s dispatches on ecology, culture, and globalization have taken him across five continents to over twenty countries. A regular contributor to The Walrus and theGlobe and Mail, he also writes for Reader’s DigestThe TyeeAlberta ViewsOpenCanada.orgThe Narwhal, and other publications.

Arno is currently at work on his next book, examining how life can be so good for so many in a world on the brink of collapse, through essay, reportage and memoir.

Arno is represented by agent Stephanie Sinclair.