Malcolm Gladwell is a journalist, author, and public speaker. He is known for being a storyteller on the Moth Podcast and for his podcast, Revisionist History. He is a staff writer for The New Yorker and has written five published nonfiction books to date.
Malcolm Timothy Gladwell was born in 1963 in Fareham, Hampshire, United Kingdom. When he was six years old, his family moved to Elmira, Ontario, Canada. During high school, Malcolm was a middle-distance runner who was extremely interested in reading and libraries. In 1983, he interned at the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., United States. He attended the University of Toronto, Trinity College. He graduated with a degree in History in 1984.
Malcolm struggled with his next step and to find a job before taking a journalism position at The American Spector and moved to Indiana. He then wrote for Insight on the News. Next, from 1987-1996 he wrote for The Washington Post. In his next position, Malcolm Gladwell started writing for The New Yorker in 1996.
Malcolm continues to work for The New Yorker, but has also written five books thus far. The Tipping Point was published in 2000. Blink was published in 2005. Outliers was published in 2008. What the Dog Saw: And Other Adventures was published in 2009. David and Goliath was published in 2013. His books have been very successful.
Malcolm Gladwell has received multiple honors and awards, including two honorary degrees. He is regarded as an inspirational person and did receive Time‘s label as one of the 100 Most Influential People in 2005. Be inspired! Have a bright day!