K E L L Y  B R E N N E R

WRITER ⋅ NATURALIST ⋅ PHOTOGRAPHER



WRITING

 

NATURE OBSCURA: A City’s Hidden Natural World will be published April 1, 2020 from Mountaineers Books. Pre-order now on IndieBound, Powells, Third Place Books, Amazon, Barnes & Noble or Book Depository in Europe.

My freelance writing on natural history has appeared in National Wildlife Magazine, Crosscut, Popular Science and others. You can find them on the Freelance page.

I have also written about natural history on this website for a decade. Click on ‘Features’ or go to Articles.

 

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PHOTOGRAPHY

 

I have spent years photographing nature, from trees to chickadees. Although I focus my lens on everything,
I have a particular interest in macro photography looking at invertebrates. 

 

NEWS

Read my latest article Government workers with autism may go unpaid, despite their valuable contributions to science on Popular Science
You can now buy prints of some of my photos in my Etsy Shop
I was on KUOW talking crows vs eagles and other urban animals. In a wildlife fight, who wins against a crow? 
You can now play every past #StreetCreatures quiz here, just go to ‘Street Creatures‘ on the menu
My Twitter game #StreetCreatures was featured on The Verge: Test your animal knowledge with these challenges on Twitter

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