Alan Weisman Biography
Alan Weisman is an award-winning journalist whose reports have appeared in Harpers, The New York Times Magazine, The Atlantic Monthly, Discover, and on NPR, among others. A former contributing editor to The Los Angeles Times Magazine, he is a senior radio producer for Homelands Productions and teaches international journalism at the University of Arizona. His essay Earth Without People (Discover magazine, February 2005), on which The World Without Us expands, was selected for Best American Science Writing 2006. His books include The World Without Us, An Echo in My Blood: The Search for a Family's Hidden Past, Gaviotas: A Village to Reinvent the World, and La Frontera: The United States Border with Mexico.
Alan Weisman lives with his wife, sculptor Beckie Kravetz, in western Massachusetts.
This biography was last updated on 08/03/2011.
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