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Surrounded by Eggs

Pippa Goldschmidt

Writer. Joined LPP in 2019.

Pippa Goldschmidt lives in Edinburgh, Scotland. Her fiction, essays and poems are inspired by science, and she’s the author of the novel The Falling Sky and the short story collection The Need for Better Regulation of Outer Space. Together with Tania Hershman she edited I Am Because You Are, an anthology of stories and essays celebrating the theory of relativity. Her stories, poems and essays have appeared in Shoreline of Infinity, New Writing Scotland and Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014, as well as broadcast on BBC Radio 4.

When she’s not writing, she’s reviewing books; particularly for The Times Literary Supplement and the BBC Sky At Night magazine.

She’s an unofficial writer-in-residence at the Science, Technology and Innovation Studies unit at the University of Edinburgh, where she started working on the concept of the uncanny and exploring the potential for this upcoming anthology.

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