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Alison Fromme has tracked rattlesnakes, witnessed dynamite blasts, and eaten goat stew while on assignment for national magazines and regional publications, including Backpacker, Discover, Pregnancy, and Mountain Home Magazine. She has also created educational materials for the New York Times Learning Network, PBS, McDougal Littell and many others. Alison lives in upstate New York, where she founded Ithaca’s Food Web, a hyperlocal website publishing local food news and commentary on topics ranging from crop disease outbreaks to school lunch reform. Alison is currently the Project Manager for The Science Writers’ Handbook.

2 responses to “How to start a local writers’ group”

  1. Dyani Lewis

    Finding this website has already made me feel less alone in my writing pursuits, and just yesterday I was thinking of forming a local group to emulate the supportive community you have all fostered. I didn’t need much convincing, but I’ve just put the call out for local science writers in Melbourne (Australia).

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