Pippa Goldschmidt is the author of the novel The Falling Sky, the short story collection The Need for Better Regulation of Outer Space, and she’s the co-editor (with Tania Hershman) of I Am Because You Are, an anthology of short stories and essays celebrating the hundredth anniversary of general relativity (all published by Freight Books).
Her poetry, stories and essays have been published in a variety of places including Gutter, Lablit, New Writing Scotland and The New York Times, as well as anthologies such as Umbrellas of Edinburgh (Freight Books), Where Rockets Burn Through: Contemporary science fiction poetry from the UK (Penned in the Margins), Best American Science and Nature Writing 2014 (Houghton Mifflin) and Be The First To Like This: New Scottish poetry (Vagabond Voices). Most recently a selection of her poetry has appeared in a House of Three anthology published by Hybrid Press.
In 2015 she was a writer-in-residence at the Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg Institute for Advanced Study in Delmenhorst, Germany. In 2016 she was a winner of the MRC Suffrage Science award (for women in science).