Stephen Heyman is the author of The Planter of Modern Life (Norton, April 2020), the first major biography of the Pulitzer Prize-winning writer, farmer and environmentalist Louis Bromfield. He was formerly a features editor at TThe New York Times Style Magazine. His column charting international culture ran in the NYT’s global edition from 2013 to 2015. In addition to the Times, his articles have appeared in EsquireSlate, Travel & Leisure, Vogueand The Wall Street Journal. In 2018, he was named a fellow at the Leon Levy Center for Biography and a National Endowment for the Humanities Public Scholar. You can reach him here.