Professor Hennessy Longlisted for 2020 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

Book Cover: TortoisesProfessor Elizabeth Hennessy, whose book On the Backs of Tortoises: Darwin, the Galapagos, and the Fate of an Evolutionary Eden (Yale University Press) was published this year, is on the longlist for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award! This award is given for a book that “exemplifies literary excellence on the subject of the physical or biological sciences and communicates complex scientific concepts to a lay audience.” Hennessy is one of 10 authors longlisted for the award, and the finalists will be announced in January. To read more about the award and the judges, click here.