Roberta Kwok is an award-winning freelance science journalist who has contributed to Nature, NewYorker.com, New Scientist, Aeon, Salon.com, Conservation, Science News, and U.S. News & World Report. She also provides writing and editing services to research institutions, medical centers, and corporate clients. 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.
I visited Washington's Sauk Mountain to learn how trees may be taking over mountain meadows in a story for Aeon.
In a feature for Nature, I describe the process of writing science-inspired fiction.