David Wolman is a contributing editor at Wired and the author, most recently, of The End of Money. He has also written for such publications as the New York Times, the New Yorker, the Wall Street JournalTimeNature, BusisnessWeek, and Outside.

A few recent highlights: New Line Cinema is developing David's story "The Cold War" (co-written with Julian Smith) for a feature film. His story "The Aftershocks" was included in the 2015 edition of Best American Science and Nature Writing; his profile of a currency counterfeiter won an Outstanding Article award from the American Society of Journalists and Authors; and his longform feature about Egypt's 2011 uprising was a finalist for a National Magazine Award.

David is a former Oregon Arts Commission fellow, Fulbright journalism fellow (Japan), and a graduate of Stanford University's journalism program. His other books include A Left-Hand Turn Around the WorldRighting the Mother Tongue, and Firsthand.

He lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife and two children.


For speaking engagements, please contact Gary McManis at Keppler Speakers.  

For publicity and media inquiries about The End of Money or A Left-Hand Turn Around the World, please contact Lissa Warren at Perseus Books.

For Righting the Mother Tongue, please contact Eric Meyers at HarperCollins.