Brian Switek

Position/Organization: freelance science writer

Brian Switek is a freelance science writer and blogger specializing in paleontology, ecology, and evolution In addition to writing Smithsonian magazine’s Dinosaur Tracking blog and Laelaps (formerly of, he has written stories for WIRED Science, the Guardian, Smithsonian, the Times of London, Eureka, and other publications. His first book – Written in Stone: Evolution, the Fossil Record, and Our Place in Nature – will be published this November by Bellevue Literary Press.