Roberta Kwok is an award-winning freelance science journalist who has contributed to publications such as NewYorker.com, Nature, NYTimes.com, Hakai, Audubon, and U.S. News & World Report. She also provides writing and editing services to universities, research institutions, and medical centers. Roberta earned a B.Sc. in biology from Stanford University, an M.F.A. in creative writing from Indiana University Bloomington, and a graduate certificate in science communication from the University of California, Santa Cruz. She lives in the Seattle area.
Devoted dads of the amphibian world
New York Times
The males of an obscure frog species in Borneo faithfully tend their eggs, undistracted by new mates.
The Southern Review
A photograph of a narwhal, the “unicorn of the sea,” captures a girl’s attention. Forthcoming in the anthology Best Small Fictions 2019.
I taught at an intensive workshop on freelancing at the University of Colorado’s Mountain Research Station, covering topics such as time management and business planning.
Many Icelandic women fished in the 18th and 19th centuries, but their work has been largely unrecognized.