Chip Brown was born in New York City but grew up in Connecticut. He graduated from Hampshire College in Amherst, MA in 1976. In 1977 he was employed as a writer in Washington D.C. for the "Living Wilderness" magazine, then moved to Alaska where he worked as the managing editor of the "Homer Alaska News" from 1978 to 1979. From 1979 to 1985 he was a staff writer with the Washington Post. In 1985 he moved to New York, and began a magazine freelance career. He has written for over thirty national magazines, among them the "New York Times Magazine," "The New Yorker," "Harper's," "Outside," "Vanity Fair," "Men's Journal," "Vogue," "GQ," "Conde Nast Traveler" and "National Geographic Adventure."
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Overview Chip Brown, freelance writer. The collection contains his research material and drafts for his book on climber Guy Waterman, including correspondence with Laura Waterman, Guy's widow.