HERE AT THE XYLOM, WE GROW SCIENCE WITH WORDS.

 

Founded in 2018 in Atlanta and Hong Kong as a student-run nonprofit, we set out on a journey with you, the reader, to understand three questions :

  1. ​"How can science look more like us?"

  2. ​"How are scientists shaped by what happens outside of the lab?"

  3. ​"How do people respond to the changing world through science?"

We do this by producing original personal essays, longform science features, and resources for early-career science professionals, in addition to a newsletter curating the best science stories. We pride in:

  • Our diverse contributors (>2/3 women/ non-binary; >2/3 people of color),

  • Our expertise in multimedia and data storytelling, and

  • Our capacity for multicultural content (25 countries and regions, five languages and counting).

As a publication with a global footprint, regional presence in the American South, and a local focus on communities influencing and impacted by science, we value your submissions and donations that enable us to be responsive and nimble.  Together, we can grow science into a space for everyone. #xforxylom

MEET THE TEAM

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ALEX IP   Editor In Chief

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Born and raised in Hong Kong, Alex is a first-generation student at Georgia Tech's School of Civil and Environmental Engineering. He is a National Association of Science Writers Diversity Fellow, an NPR Scicommer, and was selected to Georgia Tech Alumni Magazine's 10x10xTECH list. 

WE ARE RECOGNIZED INTERNATIONALLY.

We've been featured by top-tier institutions, republished by industry publications, and shortlisted for awards. That's because we are committed to changing the world one science story at a time.

 

AS SEEN IN

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PARTNERS

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AWARDS

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#BlackinSciComm Grant

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Class of 2019

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2019 Finalist

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2019 Semifinalist

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Fall 2019 Finalist

WE CAN CHANGE THE WORLD TOGETHER.

Our stories amplify marginalized voices, drive emotional impact, and spur local action. See what our audience has to say: 

 

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

[Editor Alex Ip] LISTENS without pushback and worked carefully and conscientiously to make my piece stronger. It doesn’t take perfection to support Black People. It takes willingness to listen & work WITH us.

Emmanuel "Mani-Jade" Garcia, Doctoral Researcher,

CUNY John Jay College for Criminal Justice

MASTHEAD

Alex Ip

Editor In Chief

alex@thexylom.com