Publications & Recognition
“And So She Dances.” Published in Earthlines Magazine., March 2017. Available HERE (pdf)
“Finding Illusuak’s Stories.” In Labrador Life. Oct. 2016
“When History Washes Ashore.” In Hakai Magazine. Published online Sept 26, 2016.
“The Imagined Bear.” In Zoomorphic. Published online Sept 19, 2016.
“Howling Mad: My Open Letter to an Animal Liberationist.” In WOLVES. Haliburton Forest & Wildlife Reserve, Ltd., 2015. (reprinted from this blog post)
“Romeo: A Lone Wolf’s Tragedy in Three Acts.” In The Best Science Writing Online 2012, edited by Jennifer Ouellette, 117–123. Scientific American / Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2012. (edited and reprinted from this blog post)
For my links to my guest posts, interviews, and other places to find me online, see “Kim in Print.”
Older online publications:
“The Glory of Pisa: A True Parable of Project Management,” Guest article on Max’s Project Management Wisdom
“Language: What’s Your Style?” Guest essay in Linguistic Anthropology on Archeolink.com
Awarded a 2013 Education Grant from the Writer’s Community of Durham Region.
Unpacking just how sophisticated the cognitive mechanisms are that can lead to such swift, coordinated behavior is a daunting task… Exploring the Mind of the Mountain Gorilla by Kimberly Gerson.
“Science kits are a lot less open-ended these days,” said Kimberly Gerson, a science blogger who lives outside Toronto. “Everything is packaged. It’s either ‘yes’ or ‘no.’ If you don’t get the right result, you’ve done it wrong and you’re out of chemicals.”
“Where Were You on Your Birth Day?” (Feb 2012) was highlighted in The NY Times Motherlode parenting blog in, “Can We Have a Civil Debate Over Home Births?” by KJ Dell’Antonia. Post was recognized for its balanced approach and..
“.. valuable addition to the multitude of voices online on both sides of what’s long since become a strident home-birth debate.”
“And Then There Came Fungus” (June 2011) received Editor’s Choice Award by Seed Media’s researchblogging.org (a curated aggregator of blog posts on peer-reviewed research)
“An Unlikely Heroine” (May 2011) was nominated for publication in “The Best of Science Writing Online 2012” (formerly Open Lab 2011)
“The Glory of Pisa: A True Parable of Project Management,” (2002) was footnoted in The Six Dimensions of Project Management, by Michael Dobson and Heidi Feickert, page 156:
“See a fabulous article on the tower [of Pisa] which makes and interesting read and supplied background to this [chapter] by Kimberly Gerson…”