I'm a freelance journalist whose work has appeared in Time, Life, Esquire, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, Reader's Digest, Los Angeles Times Magazine, Salon, Aeon, Discover (where I'm a contributing editor), and many other publications. My reporting focuses on science, medicine, the environment, and social justice, as well as stories of ordinary humans overcoming enormous obstacles to accomplish astonishing things.
Awards and Recognition
- ASJA Award for Best Science Writing
- Wilbur Award for Religious Reporting
- John Bartlow Martin Award for Public Interest Magazine Journalism
- Folio Eddie Award
- National Magazine Award Finalist