John Benditt had a distinguished career as a science journalist. He was an editor at Scientific American and at Science before serving as editor in chief of Technology Review. The Boatmaker is his debut novel. He will blogging here all week for Jewish Book Council’s Visiting Scribe series.
Read more about John Benditt and his work here.
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John Benditt began as a poet. He studied with Adrienne Rich at Swarthmore College and was awarded the John Russell Hayes Poetry Prize by Robert Creeley. He went on to have a distinguished career as a science journalist. He was an editor at Scientific American and Science and served as Editor in Chief of Technology Review, published by MIT. The Boatmaker is his first novel.