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Abby Norman is a science writer and editor based in New England. Her work has been featured in a number of print and online publications, including The Rumpus, The Independent, Paste Magazine, Medium, Atlas Obscura, Seventeen, Quartz, Cosmopolitan, and Lady Science/The New Inquiry, among others. She made the 2017 Notting Hill Editions’ annual Essay Prize longlist and has been interviewed about her work by Glamour Magazine, The New York Times, Bustle, and a number of podcasts, international radio programs, and other media outlets.

She has been a speaker and conference faculty member at several medical conferences, including Stanford University’s Medicine X and the Endometriosis Foundation of America, and has received training in a variety of healthcare endeavors, most notably FEMA-certification for HAZMAT operations and health literacy coaching certification through The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice. She has also served on technical expert panels at the National Partnership for Women and Families’ CORE Network, Yale University, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid.

She is currently an associate science editor at Futurism and the host of Let Me Google That on She lives on the coast of Maine with her dog, Whimsy.

Her debut book, Ask Me About My Uterus: A Quest to Make Doctors Believe in Women’s Pain, is forthcoming from Nation Books March 2018.

She’s represented by Tisse Takagi in New York City.


‘The Internet Is Broken’: @ev Is Trying to Salvage It — New York Times, 2017

Abby Norman, Writer: The World Isn’t Ready For A Lot Of What Women Want To Say” — Forbes, 2016

Why This Woman Won’t Stop Talking About Her Vagina” — Glamour Magazine, 2016

Stories of Misunderstanding Female Pain” — The Atlantic Notes series

New York Post

Witty Title Here

#AskMeAboutMyUterus in Bustle

#AskMeAboutMyUterus in The Daily Dot

In Sickness + Health Podcast (1) (2) (3)

Dogear — Shaken Not Stirred Podcast


Storycorps Interview

Reread This


Endometriosis Foundation of America Medical Conference

Stanford Medicine X


On Writing

Interviews + Profiles


Pop Culture

Personal Essay

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Science + Medicine

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