Brett Forrest (@brett_forrest) has written for Vanity Fair, The Atlantic, The New York Times Magazine, National Geographic, Time, Foreign PolicyThe Wall Street JournalRolling Stone, WiredPlayboyBloomberg BusinessweekSports Illustrated, Travel + Leisure, Fortune, Moneyand 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.

Forrest’s work has been included in The Best American Science and Nature Writing. He has won a gold medal from the North American Travel Journalists Association, and the Overseas Press Club of America has cited his writing. He has lived in Russia, Ukraine, and Brazil.

Forrest is the author of the forthcoming book, The Big Fix (William Morrow), publishing in May.