Siri Carpenter is an award-winning science journalist and editor whose writing and editorial
work has appeared in The New York Times, Science, Discover, Scientific
American, bioGraphic, Science News, Science News for Students, and many other publications.
She was a features editor at Discover magazine from 2012 to 2014, and has worked as a
contract editor for numerous publications, most regularly for Science News for
Students. Carpenter is co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Open Notebook, a non-profit
organization that helps science journalists improve their skills, and she is the editor of The Craft
of Science Writing , published by The Open Notebook in 2020. She is a past president of the
National Association of Science Writers (2018-2020). She has a Ph.D. in psychology from Yale
University and lives in Madison, Wisconsin. She tweets @SiriCarpenter.