Maureen Seaberg is a NYC-based journalist and author whose book on synesthesia, Tasting the Universe features first-time interviews with many famous synesthetes. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, The Huffington Post, The Daily Beast, the Daily News, Irish America, ESPN the magazine and on MSNBC and PBS. A synesthete herself, she is moderating the Toward a Science of Consciousness Conference workshop on synesthesia in Stockholm in May http://consciousness.arizona.edu/TSC2011SynesthesiaSunday.htm, and also moderated their 2010 synesthesia workshop in Tucson.
She has also presented at the American Synesthesia Association Conference at Vanderbilt University and at New York University. Her forms of synesthesia include grapheme (letters and numbers), colored days of the week, months and music and some motion-to-hearing synesthesia. She is a graduate of Penn State University and holds a certificate in superior-level Spanish language from the Universidad Complutense in Madrid.