Brad Wetzler has twenty years of experience in the publishing industry. He’s worn many hats, including senior editor at a major national magazine, journalist, freelance writer, contributing writer, book author, book editor, book coach, and writing teacher. He is the founder of a startup writing instruction project called The Yoga of Writing. He has previously worked for on staff for Outside magazine and he served as contributing editor for John F. Kennedy, Jr.’s George magazine. His book, Real Mosquitoes Don’t Eat Meat, was published by W.W. Norton.
He’s held several other positions: monthly Wild File columnist for Outside magazine, monthly Adventuring columnist for Universal Press Syndicate, which syndicated his column to more than 200 newspapers, assistant professor of English at The College of Santa Fe, nonfiction writing teacher and Book Project mentor at Lighthouse Writers Workshop, and teacher at Colorado Writing School.
Brad’s longform writing combines careful, curious reporting, strong narratives, wry humor, and a big heart. His writing assignments have taken him (and his readers) to some of the world’s wild, exotic places and deep within his own heart. His work has been published in some of America’s finest publications.