Conor is a science writer from St. Louis, Mo. His work has appeared in The Atlantic online, NOVA Next, and Technology Review. He attends the Graduate Program in Science Writing at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Previously, he worked as a biology research assistant, studying sensory neuroscience, urban bird conservation, and environmental chemistry. He earned his B.S. in biology and B.A. in English at Truman State University. His poetry and criticism have appeared in the Chariton Review, Mochila Review, and Foliate Oak Literary Magazine.