Fred Setterberg

Author and Editor

Fred Setterberg is a writer and editor.

Setterberg's books include Lunch Bucket Paradise and The Roads Taken. Along with Lonny Shavelson, he is the coauthor of Under the Dragon and Toxic Nation and he is the editor of Travelers' Tales America.

Setterberg's writing has also appeared in The Southern Review, The Iowa Review, The New York Times, The Nation, The Utne Reader, The Chicago Reader, The Boston Phoenix, and other publications.

Featured Work

AUG 15, 2012 Podcast

Changes in the American Middle Class

Both left and right agree that the U.S. income gap is widening. It's harder to agree on how to solve it. Fred Setterberg yearns ...