Past events

We organize several events per year

NSWA Holiday Party and Annual Membership Meeting

NSWA celebrated the new year on Jan. 11 at a Seattle landmark that has wowed science fans of all ages for more than 50 years, the Pacific Science Center. The event was a chance to connect with science writers from all around the Pacific Northwest. Members and guests...

Reliving WCSJ 2017 with Rebecca Randall and Ian Haydon

Members and guests joined Ian Haydon and Rebecca Randall, our 2017 NSWA career development award winners,  on Nov. 28 for an evening discussion recapping the World Conference of Science Journalists last month in San Francisco. Ian and Rebecca both used their awards to...

Selling your book idea with a science and nature focus

Members and guests joined us on Oct. 24 at the Seattle Times building to learn more about the book-publishing industry. The panel of speakers included: Elizabeth Wales of the Seattle-based Wales Literary Agency Lyanda Lynn Haupt, Seattle author of Crow Planet and four...

Mastering the Art & Business of Freelancing

A panel of five science writers spoke about the art and business of freelancing on Sept. 19 at Hugo House. According to the Freelancers Union, 54 million Americans are freelancers. What does it take to start — and maintain — a successful freelance career in 2017?...