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Maggie Ryan Sandford

Maggie Ryan Sandford is a freelance science journalist, fiction writer, media producer, and researcher with the Science Museum of Minnesota. Her work has been published in Slate, Smithsonian, mental_floss, the Onion A.V. Club,, Paper Darts, Revolver, Thirty Two, and McSweeney’s Book of Politics and Musicals, and has appeared at the Walker Art Center, the Seattle Art Museum, the Minnesota Institute of Arts, the Guthrie Theater, the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theatre NYC, with the bimonthly storytelling group Rock Star Storytellers, and on National Public Radio and Twin Cities Public Television. More on twitter (@Mandford) and at