Members and guests heard four co-authors of talk about how the project came together and what they learned in the process at the monthly NSWA meeting on June 12 at University House.
- Virginia Gewin ( @VirginiaGewin ) covers environmental issues—from food security to acidifying oceans to endangered species—from her perch in Portland and wrote about achieving an elusive work-life balance for handbook.
- Emma Marris ( @Emma_Marris ) is a freelance writer specializing in science and the environment and a resident-to-be of Klamath Falls, Oregon; she wrote about how to sell a book in the handbook.
- Bryn Nelson ( @SeattleBryn ), a Seattle-based freelancer writer who specializes in science, environmental and medical reporting, wrote about avoiding domestic disasters with your significant other for the handbook.
- Michelle Nijhuis ( @nijhuism ), an award-winning journalist and new resident of White Salmon, Wash., writes about science, the environment and the American West and served as co-editor for the handbook.