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Katherine Harmon Courage

Longmont, CO
Freelance Journalist and Contributing Editor — Freelance, Scientific American
Covers:  oceans, disease, brain, gut, octopus, science, bacteria, health, exercise, fitness, animals, wellness, running, medicine, food, psychology, biology, farming, nutrition
Doesn't Cover: physics, theoretical

Science writer. @SciAm. @CSUNaturalSci. Etc. Author of OCTOPUS! amzn.to/17xUF5R & forthcoming book about the microbiome + food. Runner. Gardener. Nerd.

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Katherine Harmon Courage is an award-winning freelance journalist and editor who has recently traded in the wilds of Brooklyn for those of Colorado. From there she works as a contributing editor for Scientific American and also writes for WIRED, Gourmet, Popular Science, Prevention, Nature, and o...

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@KHCourage — 9,143 followers, 6,990 tweets

Jul 19, 2017

Because nothing will make people resent elites less than a gratuitous accent aigu hanging over "élite." Oh wait I mean more. @NewYorker'ed! https://t.co/F2a48QeII8

Jul 06, 2017

When I remember at 3:30pm that I brought the last slice of homemade cheesecake to work today https://t.co/mfQP4VLcMv

Jun 15, 2017

Autocorrections of "plaque" to "plague" in work correspondences never fail to be anything less than perfect. 🏆 or ☠️? We may never know.

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What was your first job as a journalist?

A reporter at the Missourian during graduate school--followed by an internship at Scientific American

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes, but not since high school--and never for a story I've filed!

How do you prefer to be pitched on stories?

Via Twitter