About Wonderland

Emily Anthes is a freelance science and health writer. Her work has appeared in Scientific American Mind, Psychology Today, Seed, Discover, Slate, Good, New York, Popular Mechanics, Foreign Policy, The Boston Globe, and elsewhere.

Her book, Frankenstein’s Cat: Cuddling Up to Biotech’s Brave New Beasts, will be published in March 2013 by Scientific American/Farrar, Straus and Giroux.

She is also the author of the Instant Egghead Guide: The Mind (St. Martin’s Press, 2009). Her blog post, “When a deaf man has Tourette’s,” was selected for inclusion in The Open Laboratory 2010: The Best of Science Writing on the Web.

Emily has a master’s degree in science writing from MIT and a bachelor’s degree in the history of science and medicine from Yale, where she also studied creative writing. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with her dog, Milo.

Emily can be found on Twitter as @EmilyAnthes.

Her website is www.emilyanthes.com.

Her e-mail address is emily@emilyanthes.com.

Images: The portrait above is by Kelty Luber. Check out her other great work at The Weaver House. The banner is from a photograph taken by Gary Anthes. More of his photos can be found here. Apologies to both of them for cropping and resizing their work to fit my own selfish (online) needs.