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Steve Kettmann

Steve Kettmann is the author or co-author of ten books, including five New York Times best-sellers, and a contributor to NewYorker.com and The New York Times. A former staff reporter for New York Newsday and the San Francisco Chronicle, Kettmann was a Berlin-based foreign correspondent for Wired.com and Salon.com from 1999 to 2003 and a columnist for the Berliner Zeitung. He has reported from more than forty-five countries for publications including Foreign Policy, Parade Magazine and GQ, and is the co-director of the Wellstone Center in the Redwoods, a writers’ retreat center in Northern California.