Steven is an American author and journalist and entrepreneur. His articles have appeared in over 60 publications, including The New York Times Magazine, LA Times, Wired, GQ, Discover, Popular Science, Outside, Men’s Journal, Details and National Geographic Adventure. He is best known for his non-fiction books, Abundance, A Small Furry Prayer, and West of Jesus, and for co-founding the Rancho de Chihuahua dog sanctuary in Chimayo, New Mexico.
Kotler’s books and articles often deal with the collision of science and culture, and make frequent and extended use of academic work, particularly in the areas of neuroscience, evolutionary theory, ethology, psychopharmacology and psychology.
Kotler is married to the author, Joy Nicholson, and lives in Chimayo, New Mexico.