Brett Forrest (@brett_forrest) has written for Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Time, Foreign Policy, The Wall Street Journal, Rolling Stone, Wired, Playboy, Bloomberg Businessweek, Sports Illustrated, Travel + Leisure, Fortune, Money, and the International Herald Tribune, reporting from more than 40 countries. Forrest is a Contributing Writer at ESPN The Magazine and the Features Editor of Mental Floss. His articles have been translated into 25 languages. The Overseas Press Club of America has cited his work. The Best American Science and Nature Writing included his article, “Shattered Genius,” in its compilation. The North American Travel Journalists Association selected his story, “The Bone Thieves,” for a gold medal. Forrest has lived in Russia, Ukraine, and Brazil.
Forrest is the author of the forthcoming book, The Big Fix (William Morrow), publishing in May.