Grist Blogging!

Many of you have already heard about this, but I wanted to write here about a new opportunity I've been granted: For the next semester, I'll be blogging for a Food Studies series over at Grist!

If you're not familiar with Grist, it's probably the biggest and coolest environmental e-magazine around. Time magazine referred to it as, "The Colbert Report of climate change, The Daily Show of deforestation, the Oprah of oil dependency--except with real reporting and analytical journalism."

The Food Studies series follows 11 bloggers who are studying food in some capacity at universities around the world, and gives readers a peek into their lives and studies. It should be pretty cool (if I do say so myself).

Here's the series introduction that our editor, Nicola Twilley, wrote: Food Studies, The Edible Curriculum

My first post doesn't go live until next Wednesday 9/28, but I figured I'd give you my writing schedule here, so you can all be sure to follow along, and let me know what you think! (though I'll likely be cross-posting here as well)

Post 1: Thursday, September 29
Post 2: Thursday, October 13
Post 3: Friday, October 28
Post 4: Monday, November 14
Post 5: Thursday, December 1
Post 6:  Friday, December 16

And I'd love any suggestions for posts over there, if there's something in particular you all want to read about, in a different forum.



  1. Anna! That is so awesome and wonderful. Congratulations! I am both supremely jealous and incredibly proud of you. You're amazing. =)

    UW represent!

  2. Aw, amrys...your comment made me feel all warm inside. Thanks for being so good at cheering me on. (and you too, JH!)

  3. Good luck! I know your posts will be great!

  4. Proud mother and friend is looking forward to these blogs.


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