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Heather Swan
Lecturer in environmental literature and writing, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Heather Swan writes non-fiction and poetry. She teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she specialises in environmental humanities, and she also keeps bees. She is the author Where Honeybees Thrive: Stories from the Field (2017), which won the 2017 Sigurd F Olson Nature Writing Award.

Written by Heather Swan

The sorrow of bees

Scientists torturing bees to save them have nightmares about the work. Must grief be part of experimental design?

Heather Swan