Paul Greenberg is the James Beard award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller and Notable Book Four Fish: The Future of the Last Wild Food. A regular contributor to the New York Times’ Opinion Page, Magazine, Dining section, and Book Review, Greenberg lectures widely on seafood and ocean sustainability. His lecture venues include Google, the United States Senate, the United States Supreme Court, the Monterey Bay Aquarium, the New England Aquarium, The Culinary Institute of America, Harvard University, Brown University, Williams College, Yale University’s Peabody Museum, Chefs Collaborative National Summit, SeaWeb’s Seafood Summit, and Paine & Partners annual shareholders meeting.
A guest and commentator on public radio programs including Fresh Air, All Things Considered, and The Leonard Lopate Show, Greenberg is also a fiction writer. His 2002 novel, Leaving Katya, was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. In the last five years, he has been a National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellow, a W. K. Kellogg Foundation Food and Society Policy Fellow, and a writer-in-residence at the Bogliasco Foundation’s Liguria Study Center near Genoa, Italy.
In addition to his fiction and nonfiction writing in the United States, Greenberg has worked extensively overseas with long-term assignments in Russia, Ukraine, France, the Caucasus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, the West Bank/Gaza, and many other locations around the world. His essays have been published internationally in The Times of London, The Observer (UK), The Age (Australia), SüddeutscheZeitung (Germany) and The Globe and Mail (Canada). Four Fish is forthcoming in Korea, Taiwan, Russia, Greece, Italy, Spain, and Germany.