Featured Contributor: Annalee Newitz

Annalee Newitz ImageAnnalee Newitz writes about science, pop culture and the future. She’s the editor in chief of io9, a publication that covers science and science fiction, and the author of Scatter, Adapt and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction (2013).

Annalee has also written for WiredThe Smithsonian MagazineThe Washington Post2600New ScientistTechnology ReviewPopular ScienceDiscover and the San Francisco Bay Guardian. She is co-editor (along with Project Hieroglyph contributor Charlie Jane Anders) of the essay collection She’s Such A Geek: Women Write About Science, Technology, and Other Nerdy Stuff (2006), and author of Pretend We’re Dead: Capitalist Monsters in American Pop Culture (2006).

Formerly, she was a policy analyst at the Electronic Frontier Foundation and a lecturer in American Studies at UC Berkeley. She was the recipient of a Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT, and has a PhD in English and American Studies from UC Berkeley. To learn more about Annalee, visit her website or follow her on Twitter.