Madeline Ostrander is a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT and the author of At Home on an Unruly Planet: Finding Refuge on a Changed Earth, a 2023 Nautilus Book Award gold winner for ecology and environment and one of Kirkus Reviews' 100 best nonfiction books of 2022. Her work has also appeared in the The Atlantic, The NewYorker.com, The Nation, Sierra Magazine, PBS’s NOVA Next, Slate, High Country News, Audubon, and numerous other outlets. Ostrander has taught narrative journalism, science-writing, essay-writing, and nonfiction at Seattle’s Hugo House. She is the former senior editor of YES! Magazine and holds a master’s degree in environmental science from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.