Wendy Northcutt

Wendy Northcutt, a graduate of University of California at Berkeley with a degree in molecular biology, began collecting the stories that make up The Darwin Awards: Evolution in Action (Penguin) and its sequel, The Darwin Awards II: Unnatural Selection (Penguin) in 1993. Both titles have been bestsellers in both hardcover and paperback editions. Northcutt also founded www.DarwinAwards.com, an award-winning Web site that is one of the most popular humor pages on the web.