Steven Kotler is a New York Times bestselling author, an award-winning journalist and the director of research fro the Flow Genome Project. His books include the non-fiction works: The Rise of Superman, Abundance, A Small, Furry Prayer, West of Jesus, and the novel, The Angle Quickest For Flight. His articles have appeared in over 70 publications, including the New York Times Magazine, Atlantic Monthly, Wired and Forbes. He also writes "Far Frontiers," a blog about innovation and entrepreneurship for Forbes.com, and "The Playing Field," a blog about the science of sport and culture for PsychologyToday.com. He lives in New Mexico, with his wife and too many dogs.