Thu, May 18|
How Kristina Marusic Wrote and Published a Nonfiction Science Book
AppSciComm member and Pittsburgh-based environmental reporter Kristina Marusic wrote and published A New War on Cancer through Island Press. How did she do it?
Time & Location
May 18, 2023, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM
About the Event
AppSciComm member and Pittsburgh-based environmental reporter Kristina Marusic wrote and published A New War on Cancer through Island Press. How did she do it? Kristina will join AppSciComm members in a virtual video event to give us the scoop. Bring your questions and learn how Kristina went from curiosity about preventable causes of cancer to an in-depth book featuring interviews with multiple scientists and the personal story of a young woman battling breast cancer in Appalachia.
Kristina Marusic is an author and award-winning Appalachia-based journalist who covers environmental health and justice for Environmental Health News. She holds an MFA in nonfiction writing from the University of San Francisco and her personal essays and reporting on topics ranging from the environment, LGBTQ+ equality and politics to feminism, food and travel have been published by outlets including CNN, Slate, Vice, Women’s Health, The Washington Post, MTV News, The Advocate and Bustle, among others. She lives in Pittsburgh with her partner of 10 years, Michael, and the cutest dog in the world, Mochi. Visit her online at www.KristinaMarusic.com to get a discount code to preorder her book, shipping now.