Sam Apple

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Sam Apple
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Occupation professor, non-fiction writer
Nationality American
Alma mater Phillips Exeter Academy,
University of Michigan,
Columbia University
Genre children's, non-fiction

Sam Apple is a non-fiction book writer.


As a highschooler, Sam Apple attended the prestigious Phillips Exeter Academy before receiving an undergraduate degree at the University of Michigan. After Michigan, he studied at Columbia University in the Master of Fine Arts program.

Apple has written two books for Ballantine Books, Schlepping Through the Alps: My Search for Austria's Jewish Past with Its Last Wandering Shepherd and American Parent: My Strange and Surprising Adventures in Modern Babyland. Apple is an adjunct professor of creative writing and entrepreneurial journalism at the University of Pennsylvania. He was a finalist for the PEN America Award for a first work of non-fiction.

Apple was editor of New Voices magazine, director of interactive media at, and publisher of The Faster Times. Apple has written for numerous publications including The New York Times Magazine, The Financial Times, The New Yorker,[1] Wired,[2] McSweeney's, The Los Angeles Times, The New Republic,[3]ESPN The Magazine, and[4]Apple's short stories have appeared in Tablet (magazine).[5]


He is the son of novelist Max Apple and is married to Jennifer Fried, a lawyer.



  1. ^ "Sam Apple". The New Yorker. Retrieved 2016-05-12. 
  2. ^ "What makes us fat?". Wired Magazine. 
  3. ^ "Sam Apple". New Republic. Retrieved 2016-05-12. 
  4. ^ "Sam Apple". Slate Magazine. Retrieved 2016-05-12. 
  5. ^ "Sam Apple". Tablet. Retrieved 2016-05-23. 

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