Annalee Newitz is a journalist and a fiction author, writing about the intersection of science, technology and culture. Annalee's non-fiction has appeared in The New Yorker, The Atlantic, The Washington Post, and Slate, among others. Her first science fiction novel, "Autonomous," was released from Tor in September 2017. Currently, she writes long-form essays about science as a contributor at Ars Technica, and is working on two books, one science fiction and one science non-fiction. She's the author of the non-fiction book "Scatter, Adapt, and Remember: How Humans Will Survive a Mass Extinction" which was a finalist for the LA Times Book Prize. She was also the recipient of a Knight Science Journalism Fellowship at MIT.