Searching for the "Wow!": The art, craft, and joy of writing about science
September 29 (Stanford, 7:30 p.m. kickoff)
101 Jordan Hall of Science
Amy Ellis Nutt, science reporter for The Washington Post
Washington Post reporter Amy Ellis Nutt writes about neuroscience and mental health, and will share how to cultivate the sense of wonder that is at the heart of all great science articles. She’ll also describe the techniques for writing them. Nutt is the author of three books, including two New York Times’ bestsellers, and was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Feature Writing in 2011. She has taught at Columbia and Princeton and was a Nieman Fellow in Journalism at Harvard.