About Me



Sarah Olson is a student science writer and professional book reviewer. She has been published in outlets including Science Magazine and was a 2018 undergraduate travel fellow with the National Association of Science Writers. She was a recipient of the Distinguished Student Award from the New York Academy of Sciences and holds a scholarship from the California Internship and Work Experience Association. She has previously interned for Purdue University’s News Service as a science writer and the MiraCosta College STEM Learning Center as a social media coordinator. Sarah currently lives in Oregon and works full-time at an independent bookstore curating their science and nature sections. She will be finishing her degrees in microbiology and science writing at Oregon State University.

You can follow me on Twitter @ReadMoreScience where I tweet about books, science news, and advocate for women in STEM. My personal favorite books include Lab Girl by Hope Jahren, Inferior by Angela Saini, I Contain Multitudes by Ed Yong, and The Botany of Desire by Michael Pollan.

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