Science Writing Prize 2013: The shortlist

Wellcome Trust Blog

Science Writing Prize 2013: The shortlistLooking for some holiday reading? We’ve got the answer. Join us on a journey through neuroscience, space, life and death, humour, sadness and sound with the winners, highly commended, and shortlisted entries to the Wellcome Trust Science Writing Prize 2013 in association with the Guardian and the Observer.

The judging team read almost 600 entries and finally whittled them down to two winners (Katherine Wright in the professional scientist category and Patrick Russell in the general category) who each won £1000 and saw their work edited and published in the Observer and the Guardian respectively. Highly commended entries from Laura Dawes and Josh Davis appeared here, on the Wellcome Trust blog, but we were so impressed with the quality of entries that we wanted to share even more with you. The entire shortlist has been edited, and you can read all 19 pieces in one booklet, available to download as…

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