Katherine Harmon Courage on Muck Rack

Katherine Harmon Courage

Longmont, CO
Freelance Journalist — Freelance

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 — 9,226 followers, 6,998 tweets

…Fermented foods like kraut and kimchi don’t cure AIDS, aren’t a silver health bullet, but they’re unanimously good for you. Eat more of all of the above. All the time. As part of your meals." #thankyou #yourewelcome #myworkhereisdone (3/3)
…There are different stages of fermentation. Champagne is double fermented. Beer is good… (2/3)
The husband's summary of my book: "Acid kills pathogens. Air/environment provides microbes. Rotten sharks are disgusting, but you can eat them… (1/3)
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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