Zoe Cormier is an author, journalist and public speaker with a background in biology. Her first book, Sex, Drugs and Rock n’ Roll: The Science of Hedonism and the Hedonism of Science – hand-picked by The Guardian as a must-read science book – was published by Profile in August 2014 in the UK, Australia and New Zealand. It will be released in the US and Canada in March 2015, and in Sweden, Spain and other countries in 2016.
Her work has featured in The Times, Wired, Nature, New Scientist, The Guardian, The Globe and Mail, BBC Focus and other publications. She has been shortlisted twice for the Canadian National Magazine Awards: first with a 2005 cover story on vaginal plastic surgery for Shameless, and for a 2006 feature for This Magazine on climate change spin doctoring. She was a columnist, compiling a digest of environmental news and trends for The Globe and Mail – Canada’s largest national newspaper – twice monthly between 2007 and 2009.