Author Talk featuring Jamie Zvirzdin
Join author and faculty member Jamie Zvirzdin for an interactive session as she discusses her new book, Subatomic Writing.
Jamie invites attendees to bring one favorite science-related sentence to examine during the hour. We’ll look at how the sentence works at the fundamental levels and what editors see when they look at a submission.
Jamie Zvirzdin teaches science writing in the MA Science Writing Program at Johns Hopkins University and researches cosmic rays for the Telescope Array Project at the University of Utah. In May 2019, Zvirzdin received the Excellence in Teaching Award in Science Writing for 2018–2019 from JHU Advanced Academic Programs.
Before this, she was a science editor for a decade, acting as managing editor for the Brussels-based NGO Atomium Culture, as well as a proofreader of graduate textbooks on engineering, computer programming, optics, mathematics, statistics, and astrophysics for CRC Press, a member of the Taylor & Francis Group. She received her MFA in Writing & Literature from Bennington College, Vermont, in 2015.