Curt Pesmen

Author of How a Man Ages, What She Wants, When a Man Turns 40, Your First Year of Marriage, and My Cancer Year, and associate producer of the 2014 hit documentary, Keep on Keepin' On, Curt has also written material for the award-winning films, The Cove and Chasing Ice. Web and Magazine work has appeared in and on Esquire, GQ, Glamour, Redbook and Outside magazines, as well as in The New York Times.

As health/features editor of SELF magazine, he helped develop the internationally recognized, pink-ribbon breast cancer awareness campaign. Curt himself is a Stage III cancer survivor; his award-winning, 7-part series based on his colon cancer fight was featured in Esquire and on in 2001 and 2003. 

He lives in Boulder, Colorado, with his wife, the producer Paula DuPre Pesmen, and their two sons.