Paul Collins

Paul Collins is an author specializing in science writing, magazine writing, history and memoir; his nine books have appeared in ten languages. In addition to appearing regularly on NPR‘s Weekend Edition as their “literary detective” on odd and forgotten old books, he edits the Collins Library imprint of McSweeney’s Books, and is the recipient of an Oregon Book Award and a Guggenheim Fellowship. His recent freelance work includes articles for The New York Times, Slate, and New Scientist. He teaches creative nonfiction at Portland State University.