Ferris Jabr is a writer based in Portland, Oregon. He has written for the New York Times Magazine, Scientific American, and Outside, among other publications. Some of his work has been anthologized in The Best American Science and Nature Writing.
May 17 2016 1:11 PMDecoding DickinsonEmily Dickinson’s cryptic biological references have fooled many readers. Here’s how to interpret her poems with a naturalist’s eye.Ferris Jabr
May 17 2016 1:11 PMHow Emily Dickinson Grew Her Genius in Her Family’s BackyardDickinson’s poetic innovations depended on her skills as a gardener and naturalist.Ferris Jabr