Patron Opportunities Among Professional Science Writers on Twitter

Science writers, columnists, reporters, editors, etc. reaching general audiences. Excludes active scientists (also see lists of astronomers and physicists).

Updated: 2019-Nov-17 12:02 UTC. Listed users: 5. Inclusion criteria. Go to full list. More about new/reply/retweet percentages. Feedback: @TrueSciPhi.

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1. profile imageAriel Waldman

NASA advisor. Antarctic explorer. Global director @ScienceHackDay. Author of “What’s It Like in Space?”. YouTuber https://t.co/iXJbu3mwtM. Art school grad.
San Francisco
Patreon page
12 yrs, 8 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 7/day • 9% new, 45% replies, 29% retweets, 18% quotes
39,257 1,749 
2. profile imageRiley but spooky 🦇

Distant cousin of T. rex. My Beloved Brontosaurus, Written in Stone, & Skeleton Keys author. Blogs @sciam. Aka Brian Switek. Trans, nb, she/her or they/them.
Where the fossils are.
Patreon page
10 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 16/day • 37% new, 45% replies, 17% retweets, 1% quotes
25,778 1,200 
3. profile imageMatthew R "Who Owns An Asteroid?" Francis

Writer of science. Wearer of jaunty hats. Help fund my science comics collection with @ScienceComic : unbound.com/books/who-owns… . He/him.
Patreon page
9 yrs, 2 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 59/day • 18% new, 47% replies, 29% retweets, 6% quotes
22,895 908 
4. profile imageEthan Siegel

The Universe is: Expanding, cooling, and dark. It starts with a bang! #Cosmology Science writer, astrophysicist, author, Forbes & NASA columnist.
Portland, OR
Patreon page
8 yrs, 7 mos on Twitter
Tweets: 6/day • 14% new, 72% replies, 12% retweets, 2% quotes
17,590 761 
5. profile imageBeatrice the Biologist

Science illustrations, comics, and books! Co-host of @sciencebrunch, a conversational and irreverent science podcast. My real name is Katie McKissick. She/her.
Los Angeles, CA
Patreon page
9 yrs, 1 mo on Twitter
Tweets: 4/day • 16% new, 53% replies, 19% retweets, 12% quotes
13,785 470