Trevor Corson is a bestselling popular-science author, a magazine journalist and essayist, and an editor who has taught writing at Columbia University's graduate School of the Arts in New York City and Boston University's graduate Program in Science and Medical Journalism. He has a master-of-arts degree in writing and a graduate certificate in philosophy of biology, both from Columbia University. He is founder and director of NeuWrite Nordic, a branch of the international collaborative science-writing workshop NeuWrite, established by the chair of biological sciences and the graduate writing program at Columbia University.


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New workshops

Trevor is teaching two new workshops in writing and storytelling especially for scientists and medical professionals, both available online.

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On the podcasts

Food, science, and history collide on a lobster-themed episode of the esteemed podcast Gastropod. Hear Trevor tell his favorite crustacean tales.

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Recent writing

What makes a free-market democracy sustainable for the long haul? Trevor and his spouse bust some myths in The New York Times about life in Finland.


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The Secret Life of Lobsters

How Fishermen and Scientists Are Unraveling the Mysteries of Our Favorite Crustacean


The Story of Sushi

An Unlikely Saga of Raw Fish and Rice