About Kathryn


Kathryn Schulz is the author of Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error (Ecco / HarperCollins, 2010), and the book critic for New York Magazine. She has also written for the New York Times Magazine, Rolling Stone, TIME Magazine, Foreign Policy, and The New York Times Book Review, among many other publications. Schulz was a 2004 recipient of the Pew Fellowship in International Journalism and has reported from throughout Central and South America, Japan, and the Middle East. A graduate of Brown University and a former Ohioan, Oregonian, and Brooklynite, she currently lives in New York's Hudson Valley. She spoke about being wrong at TED 2011 and at TEDxCannes later that same year; a third TED talk, on regret, involved taking off an article of clothing on stage. (I'm a writer. Sure, I can get a cliffhanger into a bio.)


English, Spanish

TED Conferences

TED2015, TED2014, TED2013, TEDGlobal 2011, TED2011

I'm passionate about

beautiful writing, clear thinking, books, travel, science, mountains, empiricism, running,


Brown University

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