Writing Portfolio

Apollo 1: 50 Years LaterPaste Magazine

Fifty years ago, we lost astronauts Gus Grissom, Ed White, and Roger Chaffee in a fire aboard the Apollo 1 spacecraft.

How Trump's Budget Cuts Will Affect STEM Education for Low- to Middle-Income Families, Fast Company

The new president's proposed elimination of funding for the NASA Education Office will disproportionately affect women and lower income families.

Reading inclusively is more important than ever right now. These 11 books by female Muslim authors present many different facets and interpretations of Islam.


I talk to John Cleese about his memoir, recording the audiobook, the effect of therapy on creative types, and more.

Space Matter: Proxima b, Paste Magazine

Proxima b is our recently discovered Earth-like neighbor, located 4 light years away. But what do we know about this planet? Can it support life?

Thieves Rappelled Into a London Warehouse in Rare Book Heist, Smithsonian

The burglars made out with more than 160 books worth an estimated $2.5 million

In Defense of Jyn Erso, Syfy Wire Fangrrls

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story's Jyn Erso has been on the receiving end of frustrating criticism.

10 Books to Read if You Loved The Crown or Victoria, Paste Magazine

If you loved the shows The Crown or Victoria, check out this selection of fiction and nonfiction about royal women over the last two centuries.

Space Matter: The 2017 Eclipse, Paste Magazine

The 2017 eclipse is coming. Have you made your plans yet? Read about why you should be paying attention to this natural phenomenon.

StarTalk: An Interview with Neil deGrasse Tyson, Book Riot

I talk to renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson about his show, book, and podcast StarTalk, science, exploration, and his Hogwarts house.

10 Books by Indian Authors to Look Out For in 2017, Bustle

You shouldn't miss these 2017 releases by Indian authors.


Spaceflight and Space Tech

Space Matter(s) Column (Paste Magazine)

Science Meets Sci Fi TV Column (Tor.com)

Pop Culture

Who Wore It Better: Lady Gaga or Dazzler? (Syfy Wire)
Win a Stay at a Castle Fit for Beauty and the Beast (Smithsonian)
Why Doesn't Bollywood Make More Sci Fi Films? (Syfy Wire—Fangrrls)
Why Shah Rukh Khan Should Play Wolverine (Book Riot Comics)


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Books and Comics

8 Self-Help Books that Will Actually Help You Make Sense of Your Life (Bustle)
9 Science Books Written by Women (Bustle)
9 Lady-Written Mystery Series You Need to Read (Bustle)
10 Books By Indian Authors to Look For in 2017 (Bustle)
10 Books By Indian Authors You Might Have Missed in 2016 (Bustle)
11 Graphic Novels that Celebrate Women (Bustle)
10 Books on the Search for Asian American Identity (Bustle)
11 Essential Reads by Muslim Women (Bustle)

10 Books to Read if You Love This Is Us (Paste Magazine)
10 Books to Read Before (or After) You Watch The Young Pope (Paste Magazine)
10 Books to Read If You Loved Watching Victoria and The Crown (Paste Magazine)

8 Genre Comics to Read If You're Tired of Superheroes (Syfy Wire)
9 Sci Fi Novels to Read While You Wait for Star Wars and Star Trek (Syfy Wire)
10 Comics that Celebrate Girl Power (Syfy Wire)

5 Paperback Mysteries You Need to Check Out (Book Riot)
Reading DC's Rebirth as a Casual Comics Reader (Book Riot)
5 Unique Thrillers to Keep an Eye Out For (Book Riot)
Exclusive: First Look at Margaret Atwood's Angel Catbird, Vol. 2 (Book Riot)
5 Uplifting Graphic Novels to Read this Holiday Weekend (Book Riot)
Reading Inclusively: A Conversation with Gene Luen Yang (Book Riot)

Thieves Rappelled into London Warehouse in Rare Book Heist (Smithsonian)
Five Cool Finds from Google's President's Day Collection (Smithsonian)

Monthly Pull List (Syfy Wire—Fangrrls)

5 Graphic Novels to Watch For (Book Riot)