. . . the publishing imprint of science writer Daniel Mathews.
That’s me. Our biophysical world fascinates me: I share that fascination via prose and images. I follow the scientific literature, I like talking to scientists, and I want to help the broader world stay abreast of what scientists learn. I don’t dumb it down, but I do take care in weighing exactly how much and which terms of the technical vocabulary will work in popular-level prose without inducing rigor mortis. I’m known for touches of humor, lyricism, and intensity.
Trees In Trouble was placed on the Longlist (10 candidate books) for the 2021 Young Adult Science Book Award of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Past winners include Lab Girl, The Wild Trees, and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
This website has sections with distinct purposes.
Books presents the books and apps, and has links to where you can buy the books. (The apps are no longer available.)
Bibliography lists scientific papers whose findings contributed to my newest book, Cascadia Revealed.
Writing presents samples of my work.