Ashley P. Taylor is a Brooklyn-based writer of journalism, essays, and fiction. Her science writing has appeared in such publications as The New York Times blogs, The Scientist, Yale Medicine, and PopularMechanics.com. Her essays have appeared in LUMINA Online Journal, Hazlitt, Catapult, Vol. 1 Brooklyn, The Brooklyn Rail, and Entropy Magazine and have been listed as notable in Best American Essays 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020. Her short fiction has appeared in Vol. 1 Brooklyn and Joyland.