Steve Silberman

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Birthday
23, 1957
Birthplace
Ithaca, NY
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
23, 1957 (age 63)
Birthplace
Ithaca, NY

About

Writer and journalist who is best recognized for his contributions to Wired magazine. He is also known for his written work on autism in Silicon Valley and the impact of placebos on the pharmaceutical industry. 

Before Fame

He first studied at Oberlin College before earning his master's in English literature from Berkley. He moved to San Francisco in 1977 and gained further attention in 2015 after publishing his book Neurotribes. 

Trivia

He was awarded the Samuel Johnson Prize in 2015 and the Silver Medal for Nonfiction from the California Book Awards in 2016. 

Family Life

He married his husband Keith in 2003. 

Associated With

He studied with Allen Ginsberg at Naropa University and interviewed him on several occasions.