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Rebecca Skloot


Rebecca Skloot is an award-winning writer, and a contributing editor at *Popular Science* magazine. She has worked as a correspondent for NPR's *RadioLab* and PBS's *Nova ScienceNOW*, and her writing appears in *The New York Times Magazine, Discover, Columbia Journalism Review, Prevention,* and many others. Her work has also been anthologized in several textbooks and essay collections, including *The Best Food Writing, Norton's The Best Creative Nonfiction, and Women's Best Friend: Women Writers on the Dogs in Their Lives*. Skloot served for eight years on the Board of Directors of the National Book Critics Circle, where she was a vice president and judge for their yearly book awards. In 2006, she launched "Critical Mass", the blog of the National Book Critics Circle. She now runs "Culture Dish", her blog on science, life, and writing, which is hosted by* Seed Magazine*.