Northwest Science Writers Association

Announcing the NSWA Bookclub!

NSWA is kicking off a monthly member bookclub! Each month, we will be reading a compelling science journalism book and then getting together with the author on Zoom to discuss it. More info here and more to come!

Announcing the NSWA Bookclub!

Welcome to the NSWA Book Club! Each month, we will be reading a compelling science journalism book and then getting together with the author on Zoom to discuss it.

#nswasciwire – Recent work by our members

cover of "Eve" book

Bohannon: Female Body Drives Evolution

New member Cat Bohannon is currently on tour to promote her recent book, “Eve: How the Female Body Drove 200 Million Years...
image of a very bright star amongst much smaller stars

Kuthunur: Betelgeuse Bubbles

In Scientific American, new member Sharmila Kuthunur writes about the frothing, sloshing surface of the red giant star...
well-decomposed whale covered in octopi and other sea creatures

DeWeerdt: Whaling and Whale Falls

In a piece for Nautilus, Sarah DeWeerdt writes about the long-term impact of whaling on the deep-sea ecosystems that depend...
street scene with fire burning in the distance and firefighters and a firetruck in the foreground. The street is covered in debris and everything is coated in dust

Tompa: Firefighting and Cancer Risk

Rachel Tompa covers new research for the University of Miami’s Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center on the inordinate...
water splashing into a glass

Trent: PFAS Risks and Communication

For High Country News, Sarah Trent focuses on the way that Vancouver, Wash., city officials communicated with the public...
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