Authors' Archives and Bios

Dr. Craig McClain

Dr. Craig McClain is an expert on the science of body size in animals. His work has been featured in Miller-McCune, Cosmos, Science Illustrated, Wired, io9, and American Scientist.

Gretchen McCulloch

Gretchen McCulloch is a linguist who writes popular linguistics, especially about internet language.

Virginia C McGuire

Virginia C. McGuire is a part time reference librarian in Philadelphia. She is also a freelance writer specializing in real estate, architecture and gardening.

Shannon McKenna Schmidt

Shannon McKenna Schmidt and Joni Rendon are the authors of Writers Between the Covers: The Scandalous Romantic Lives of Legendary Lite

Conor McKeon

Conor McKeon is a writer living in Brooklyn.

Clair McLafferty

Clair is a freelance writer and bartender-at-large in Birmingham, Ala.

James L Menzies

James L. Menzies is a writer who lives in New Hope, PA.

Timothy Mercer

Timothy Mercer currently lives in Dallas, Texas where he is a wine buyer for Cork Fine Wines (

Anna Merlan

Anna Merlan is a journalist, writer, and recovering record store clerk living in New York City.

Sam J. Miller

Sam J. Miller is a writer and a community organizer. His work has appeared in numerous zines, anthologies, and print and online journals. He lives in the Bronx with his partner of six years.

Jenni Miller

Jenni Miller has been writing for fun and profit since the age of six.

Drew Moody

Drew Moody is a specialty coffee cupping, craft beer swilling contributor to mental_floss and the founder of 

Emily Mullin

Emily Mullin is a science writer in the Washington, D.C. area.


Editor of All Things Fangirl, home of the Fangirl Academy; writer for and Gaming Blend.

Mia Nakaji Monnier

Mia Nakaji Monnier lives in LA, where she is a staff writer at the Rafu Shimpo, a 10

Chetan Nandakumar

Chetan is a wannabe hippie living in Berkeley, California. He loves figuring out what makes people tick. When he's not conducting

Chris Nesi

Chris Nesi is a writer and editor born and raised in New Jersey and currently living in Orlando, Florida.

Scott Neumyer

Scott Neumyer is a freelance journalist who has written for sites like,,,,, and many more.

Latitude News

Latitude News redefines international news by listening first to what’s happening on the ground here in the U.S. Curious about how the world affects you?

Latitude News

Are you curious about how the rest of the world affects your everyday life? Then you’ve come to the right place.

Oliver Noble

Oliver Noble writes, edits and occasionally directs things. You can check
out his website,, but the only thing you'll find there is a

Patricia T. O'Conner

Patricia T. O'Conner is the author of Woe Is I: The Grammarphobe's Guide to Better English in Plain English.

Rudie Obias

Rudie Obias is a freelance writer interested in cinema, pop culture, and science fiction.


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Rebecca OConnell

Rebecca O'Connell is an assistant editor for


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Tournament of Genius

This spring, we'll be having a little March Madness of our own here at