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Wayne Curtis

New Orleans, LA
Wayne Curtis is the author of “And a Bottle of Rum: A History of the New World in Ten Cocktails” (2006), a look at the long and ignoble history of America’s most reviled spirit. He’s also a contributing editor at The Atlantic magazine, where he wrote the “Drinks” column from 2008 to 2014, and at Imbibe, where he's written the Behind the Bar column since 2014. He’s written about spirits for many publications, including Forbes Life, Wall Street Journal, Distiller, Private Clubs, and Punch online.

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