Frederick Kaufman is a contributing editor at Harper’s magazine, and his nonfiction has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times Sunday Magazine, The New York Times Sunday Book Review, New York magazine, The New Yorker, Harper’s, Wired, Foreign Policy, Nature, Gentleman’s Quarterly, Men’s Journal, Men’s Health, Gourmet, Saveur, Interview, Spin, Spy, Aperture, Allure, Publisher’s Weekly, and The Village Voice Literary Supplement.
His most recent book, Bet the Farm: How Food Stopped Being Food, was published by Wiley. Other books include A Short History of the American Stomach, Manuel Alvarez Bravo: Photographs and Memories, and the novel 42 Days and Nights on the Iberian Peninsula with Anís Ladrón. Documentary filmwriting credits include Fastpitch, the grand prizewinner of the Nashville International Film Festival.
Kaufman, a professor of English and Journalism at the College of Staten Island, received his B.A. from Yale and a Ph.D. in English from The Graduate Center.