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7/28/14
Caviar's Last Stand

Caviar's Last Stand

Published by Medium.

How the international caviar underground ended up in the Ozarks. Reported and written with generous and steadfast support from the Food and Environment Reporting Network.


7/24/14
Spare the Rod, School the Child

Spare the Rod, School the Child

Published by The New Yorker.

A story about how everything really is hitched to everything else in the universe. (Which you know, but the experts are always forgetting.)


7/18/14
Genderswapping the Classics

Genderswapping the Classics

Published by Aeon Magazine.

Wherein Bilbo Baggins is still a girl, stories are both particles and waves, and the comment thread is long and filled with Orcs.


10/8/13
The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013

The Best American Science and Nature Writing 2013

Published by Houghton Mifflin.

My Scientific American story "Which Species Will Live?" is included in the 2013 edition of this great anthology, edited this year by Siddhartha Mukerjee.


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