Susannah Locke


I'm currently the editor of special projects at Vox, where we explain the world — and love charts. Before that, I was a writer there and an editor at Popular Science magazine.

Some big Vox projects I'm proud of
After Sandy Hook, we said never again...
A solar eclipse is coming to America. Here’s what you’ll see where you live.
The Vox Conversation: Hillary Clinton
NASA has found 16,000 asteroids near Earth. Don't panic.
220 celebrities, politicians, CEOs, and others who have been accused of sexual misconduct since April 2017
Hospitals keep ER fees secret. We’re uncovering them.
Evaluating Trump's first 100 days — on his own terms
Fatal mistakes

Some favorite Vox things I've edited
The NFL's hypocritical stance on fantasy football and gambling
How to survive your family's Thanksgiving arguments
Do no harm: There’s an infection hospitals can nearly always prevent. Why don’t they?
Some physicists believe we're living in a giant hologram — and it's not that far-fetched
What Americans think of abortion: It's not so black and white
Why babies in medieval paintings look like ugly old men
The Vox 2015 holiday gift guide

Stories I wrote for Vox
Also this feature: The Pain Test: Doctors Have No Idea How Much Their Patients Are Suffering. That's About to Change. 

Some stories I edited for Popular Science

Some stories I wrote for Popular Science

PDFs of some favorite shorter print stories I've edited
Comfort Food: How Waffle House Became a Disaster Indicator for FEMA
Invasion of the Body Trackers
Alvin Redux: A 49-Year-Old Research Sub Gets a Makeover
How to Ship a 17-Ton Superconducting Magnet Across the Country
Three Parents, One Baby, No Disease
New Tubes: Redesigning the Toilet to Produce Water, Fertilizer and Energy
Best of What's New Awards: Health

PDFs of some favorite print features I've edited
They Said It Couldn’t Be Done!: The Quest for Human-Powered Flight
10 Best Jobs of The Future
Sleep. How to Do It Right.

Stories I wrote for Scientific American
Also this explainer about how solar power works

Stories I wrote for Discover
And the one about methane and climate change