Seth Stevenson

AFAR Contributor

Seth Stevenson has been a journalist since 1997, writing features, profiles, and essays on myriad topics. He’s reported on-scene from countless events—including presidential campaigns, the Olympics, and high-profile criminal trials. His writing has appeared in Slate, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, New York Magazine, GQ, Wired, and other publications. He’s developed, scripted, and hosted multiple Slate podcasts. Stevenson has been excerpted three times in the Best American Travel Writing series, won the 2005 Online Journalism Award for commentary, and was nominated for a 2011 National Magazine Award for Digital Media. His book, Grounded: A Down to Earth Journey Around the World, was published by Riverhead in 2010. Stevenson graduated from Brown and was a Knight-Bagehot fellow at Columbia Journalism School. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and two sons.