Con Curtis


Con Curtis is a writer and keen photographer. After his time in Antarctica, he worked with Family Services for many years, specialising in the rehabilitation of young offenders and supporting families in crisis. He has a first-class honours degree in Youth Justice. He lives in Yorkshire with his fiancée Sarah, plays guitar in a cover band and gets into the mountains whenever he can.

Author's books

Working at the End of the World: An Antarctic Diary
by Susan Krich
I loved reading about Antarctica and its explorers since I was a child and my cousin was stationed to Little America with the navy. I recently read a very interesting article in Smithsonian magazine...


This honest, terrifying as well as humorous account of travelling and working in the magnificence of Antarctica will allow the reader to visualize and feel the harshness and beauty of the great white continent.The main body of the book is the diary account of a two-person deep field research trip. This is about being out in the remote mountains and glaciers facing up to extreme adversity in the coldest place on the planet while retaining one's sense of humour; the psychology of spending time...

Author's News

Con Curtis at book signing at Waterstones Leeds

Con Curtis, made an appearance at Waterstones Leeds

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