WRITING

alana westwood headshotAlana Westwood is a fiction and non-fiction writer based in Ottawa, Canada. Her editorial work dissects environmental issues and policies under the microscope of science, and her creative writing ambles towards the autobiographical and sci-fi. Her work has been described as “illuminating” and “made me late for my shift.”

For a full portfolio (March 2020), click here.

SELECTED WRITING

Journalism/editorial

Policy Options. Environmental assessment policy must be based on science (with Aerin Jacob, Katie Gibbs, Petr Komers, and Sally Otto).

Le Devoir. Révision de la Loi sur les pêches: le Canada est-il prêt à renouer avec la science? (with Rodolphe Devillers and Rémi Daigle).

The Scientist. Sometimes, scientists must march (with Katie Gibbs and Kathleen Walsh).

Bird Watcher’s Digest. Rusty Blackbird: Species on the brink.

Humanist Perspectives. Sailing without a map: The need for evidence-based policies.

Literary

It’s in you to give. GUSH. Eds. Rosanna Deerchild, Ariel Gordon, and Tanis McDonald. Frontenac House: Calgary.

How to save a bird nobody likes. Picoides Vol 28, Issue 1. Society of Canadian Ornithologists.

Pausch. The Books They Gave Me. Ed. Jennifer Adams. Free Press: New York.

The view from his shoulders. Broad! Winter 2011 Issue. Eds. Heather Lefebvre and Emma Needleman. Pg 10-11.