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Katherine Harmon Courage

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Longmont, CO
Freelance Journalist and Contributing Editor — Freelance, Scientific American

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

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Biography

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 — 9,203 followers, 6,996 tweets

Nov 21, 2017

"...laying a hand on the bird after seeking permission to touch it" Surely, @nytimes, the choice of excerpt for this social post could not have been accidental (who would ask permission to touch a turkey and not another human? oh, right) [*claps-cries*] https://t.co/4V8d3dXmdq https://t.co/kjiw9ynTnO

Nov 21, 2017

"...laying a hand on the bird after seeking permission to touch it" Surely, @nytimes, the choice of excerpt for this social post could not have been accidental (because who would ask permission to touch a turkey and not, say, another human? oh, right) [*claps-cries*] https://t.co/IBnswq6ocy

Nov 16, 2017

At last @jonccrow has created a very important quiz to find your spirit VP (like a spirit animal but a vice president). We can all finally know our true selves (as white males, who might be introduced to cephalopods): https://t.co/XBgzBBe2bz #veeptopus https://t.co/EDf2OA4GFR

Nov 03, 2017

@therealbradg I was born with a little bit of a good time. Thank goodness for this evening. You got this game for the first time. https://t.co/w4JsXxyPNV

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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