Polson's debut memoir follows her adventure down a remote Arctic river retracing the last trip of her father and stepmother and coming face to face with their loss.
Essays exploring Polson's experience in the Alaskan wilderness and the charged relationship between humans and the wild.
This collection of stories from veterans who have served as part of "The Forever War" includes Polson's "Brown Bird," her first published fiction.
The Grit Project, profiles and stories of real women in uniform
How Putting People First Strengthens Your Team, Huffington Post
Nine Things New Leaders Need to Know, Huffington Post
How Stories Inform Leading Change, Alaska Humanities Forum
Plan of Attack, a series of short leadership articles through the lens of Gettysburg, Field Notes Magazine, Dupree Leadership Institute
Snow Bound: WSDOT and Avalanches in the Cascades, Seattle Magazine
Lands on Fire, Alaska Magazine
Wolves of Denali, Alaska Magazine
Naked: A Triptych (Honorable Mention in the 2015 Vandermey Nonfiction Contest for Ruminate Magazine, reprinted in the Utne Journal)
38 Days in Fire Country, Methow Valley News Special Supplement
Inheriting an Alaskan Log Cabin, Trachodon Journal
An Encounter, Adventum Magazine (selection for Creative Nonfiction Animal Issue)
What the Mountains Hold: A Trek through the WWI Dolomites, WWI Centennial Blog
A Grisly Death in Alaska, High Country News
Alone at Christmas, Good Letters Blog on Patheos.com
She's Got Grit profiles of an Army Ranger, West Point's first woman general officer and the Army's first woman four star general, as well as early women aviators and a submariner will inform and inspire your bravest moves.
Three generations of women aviators from WASPs of WWII to early women Navy pilots and a few of the first women to fly attack aircraft in all services share their lessons and stories from in the air and on the ground that you can take into your life, wherever it leads.
She's Got Grit profiles five women general officers who share their experiences and lessons learned in leadership, trailblazing and grit, including the Army's first woman four star general, West Point's first woman general officer, and a prisoner of war from Desert Storm.