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.
My Science News for Students story about the electric eel won the 2016 silver AAAS Kavli Award for Science Journalism Award in the children's science news category.