Peter Forbes is a science writer, writing mainly on biology, medicine and things nano. He has published numerous articles and reviews for magazines and newspapers, including the Guardian, Independent, Times, Financial Times, Aeon, Nature, Scientific American, New Scientist, Modern Painters and New Statesman.
His book Dazzled and Deceived: Mimicry and camouflagewon the 2011 Warwick Prize for Writing. He has also worked in literary editing, as editor of the Poetry Society’s Poetry Review from 1986 to 2002. He lives in London.