January 18, 2016 update

So far we’ve accepted 18 people into the May workshop. That puts us close to half filled. We look forward to the next round of applications.

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Time to apply

We are now taking applications for the 21st annual Santa Fe
Science Writing Workshop, which will begin on Monday evening, May 2, 2016, and run through Saturday morning, May 7, in downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico.

To apply please go to our website.

This year’s instructors are

Michael Specter, staff writer for The New Yorker and author of Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives

Rhitu Chatterjee, a contributing correspondent for Public Radio International whose work has also appeared in Science magazine and on NPR

David Corcoran, longtime editor of Science Times and editor of The New York Times Book of Science: More than 150 Years of Groundbreaking Scientific Coverage

Sandra Blakeslee, longtime science writer for the New York Times and co-author of The Body Has a Mind of its Own and seven other books

George Johnson, two time winner of the AAAS Science Journalism Award for stories in the New York Times and author of The Cancer Chronicles and eight other books

The Santa Fe Science Writing Workshop is a 501c3 nonprofit.

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October 16, 2015 update

We will soon be taking applications for the 21st annual Santa Fe
Science Writing Workshop, which will begin on Monday evening, May 2,
2016, and run through Saturday morning, May 7, in downtown Santa Fe, New Mexico. This year’s instructors are

Michael Specter, staff writer for The New Yorker and author of Denialism: How Irrational Thinking Hinders Scientific Progress, Harms the Planet, and Threatens Our Lives

David Corcoran, longtime editor of Science Times and editor of The New York Times Book of Science: More than 150 Years of Groundbreaking Scientific Coverage

Sandra Blakeslee, longtime science writer for the New York Times and co-author of The Body Has a Mind of its Own and seven other books

George Johnson, two time winner of the AAAS Science Journalism Award for stories in the New York Times and author of The Cancer Chronicles and eight other books

and one more to be announced shortly

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Sciwrite 2016

We’re putting together the details for the next workshop, May 2-7, 2016, at the Inn of the Governors in downtown Santa Fe. Please check back soon for more information.

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May 5, 2015 update

Two science journalists will join us to talk about their careers:
Rhitu Chatterjee, a contributing correspondent for Public Radio International’s The World, and Christie Aschwanden, the lead science writer at FiveThirtyEight and a health columnist for The Washington Post. Both are currently journalism fellows at the Santa Fe Institute.

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