I am a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and Scientific American. I have also written for The Atlantic, Harper’s, The New Yorker, Outside, Lapham’s Quarterly, Wired, Slate, Foreign Policy, New York, Pacific Standard, Hakai, Modern Farmer, and Aeon. Some of my work has been anthologized by The Best American Science and Nature Writing series.
Currently, I am writing a book about the coevolution of Earth and life, which will be published by Random House and has received the support of a Whiting Creative Nonfiction Grant. My agents are Larry Weissman and Sascha Alper of Larry Weissman Literary.
I have an MA in journalism from New York University and a Bachelor of Science from Tufts University. I live in Portland, Oregon.