KARI HERBERT - WRITER - PHOTOGRAPHER - SPEAKER
Kari's first language was Inuktun, the Thule dialect of Greenlandic, a result of living with an isolated tribe of Polar Inuit of Northwest Greenland from the age of ten months. She is the daughter of the pioneering polar explorer Sir Wally Herbert and author Marie Herbert.
Kari has been a freelance writer and photographer for the last fifteen years and has had her work published in newspapers and magazines all over the world, including The Independent, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The Observer, The Mail on Sunday, and Geographical and Traveller magazines, among many others. Her three non-fiction books, Heart of the Hero, The Explorer's Daughter and In Search of the South Pole have been published in numerous languages. Her books are available here.
Kari is a popular and engaging speaker, and has lectured at the Royal Geographical Society, The National Maritime Museum, the Explorers' Club (New York) and the Scott Polar Research Museum among others, and regularly appears at literary festivals, AGMs and schools. Click here to book Kari for a talk.