Gwen Pearson on Muck Rack

Gwen Pearson

Low Earth Orbit, Indiana
Freelance Writer — Freelance
Covers:  Insects, entomology, science, ecology
Doesn't Cover: Things that are not science related; kickstarters

I'm a bug AND a feature! I do insect outreach and write about science. Part of @ento_allies. Tweets personal/do not represent employers etc etc 🐝

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Biography

I'm a bug AND a feature! My day job is doing K-12 insect outreach with Purdue University Department of Entomology. At night I write about science for multiple media outlets.

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@bug_gwen — 17,191 followers, 39,944 tweets

Sep 26, 2017

RT @tkingdot: So Twitter is now making abuse within it rules as long as the abuser is famous or the media cover the abuse, got it…

Sep 25, 2017

RT @bug_gwen: I have never prayed harder than I am now for Jesus to descend and dope smack this fool. HARD.  https://twitter.com/dallasnews/status/912436765696434181 

Sep 25, 2017

@drsalvucci I know, right? If I was a deity there would be a lot more dope smacking and pantsing of transgressors. And some folks gonna get a smiting.

Sep 25, 2017

@IBJIYONGI A friend described it as the best funded LARP ever 😅

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes! And I also failed typing in high school. On a manual typewriter.

What tools and software do you use to do your job?

I use mostly TextEdit, because that way I can do minimal formatting with not a lot of html baggage when I paste or send in to editors.

What's your favorite social network?

Twitter.

Awards

Entomological Foundation Medal of Honor

2016 - Education and Public Service
ENTOMOLOGICAL FOUNDATION MEDAL OF HONOR This award is the highest award presented by the Foundation and is given only to those who have attained preeminence in the field throughout outstanding contributions.