Catherine Price

Alum 2013

Catherine Price is a Philadelphia-based freelance journalist and diabetes consultant. Her written and multimedia work has appeared in publications including The Best American Science Writing, The New York Times, Popular Science, O, The Oprah Magazine, The Los Angeles Times, The San Francisco Chronicle, The Washington Post Magazine, Salon, Slate, Men’s Journal, and Mother Jones, among others. A graduate of Yale and UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism, she’s author of a parody travel guide called 101 Places Not to See Before You Die (HarperPaperbacks, 2010) and The Big Sur Bakery Cookbook (HarperCollins, 2009). She’s also a recipient of a Middlebury Fellowship in Environmental Reporting, a Société de Chimie Industrielle Fellowship at the Chemical Heritage Foundation, and winner of the Gobind Behari Lal prize for science writing. She’s currently writing a book for the Penguin Press about the history and science of vitamins and nutrition, supported in part by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. You can see samples of her work at