Magazine/Blog articles:

‘Churchill’s Platypus’, BBC Wildlife Magazine (31), October 2017

‘Decoding the Morse: The History of 16th-Century Narcoleptic Walruses’, Public Domain review, 2017

Frankenstein or Krampus? What our monsters say about us’, The Conversation, 2016

‘Disembodied birds: crafting the dodo and the birds of paradise in L’Écluse’s Exoticorum libri decem’, Commodity histories, 2014


Feathers and Eggshells, The Bird Journal of a Young London Girl, Brambleby Books, 2005

Academic writing:

Book Chapters:

  • ‘Making Monsters in Early Modern Europe’, Worlds of Natural History, Cambridge University Press, forthcoming.


Book Reviews:

  • ‘Plumed wonders and ornithological passions (review of Drawn from Paradise: The Natural History, Art and Discovery of the Birds of Paradise, Attenborough & E. Fuller (2012); Ten Thousand Birds:
  • Ornithology since Darwin, T. Birkhead, J. Wimpenny, B. Montgomerie (2014))’, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C (2014).
  • ‘Entrepreneurial knowledge-making: Review of Commercial Visions, Science, Trade and Visual Culture in the Dutch Golden Age, Dániel Margócsy, University of Chicago Press, 2014’, Endeavour (2015).
  • ‘Enenkel, Karl A. and Smith, Paul J. (editors). Zoology in early modern culture: intersections of science, theology, philology, and political and religious education: volume 32‘, review, Archives of Natural History, (2016).



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