Emily Sohn covers health, the environment, adventure, food and the science behind current events from her home base in MInneapolis. Her stories have appeared in publications for children and adults, including The Los Angeles Times, Health, Prevention, Science News and Science News for Kids. She is a contributing writer for Discovery News and has written dozens of books for young people. Assignments have taken her to Cuba, Turkey, Australia, Fiji and beyond.
Journalism can be maddeningly ephemeral. Days to months of reporting produce articles that spend a few weeks on the newsstand or just hours on a website’s home page. Then, poof! […] ...Keep Reading »
Work was slow, and I was feeling a little panicky. When would the next assignment come in? Tempted to keep staring at my inbox while hyperventilating, I decided instead to […] ...Keep Reading »
I have been interested in the science, culture and politics of milk for years and am always on the lookout for ways to write about the creamy, white stuff. So, […] ...Keep Reading »
Leading up to the birth of my first son in March 2008, I had grand and romantic notions of the maternity leave to come. With a few months off from […] ...Keep Reading »
Starting out, many freelancers worry that they won’t be able to cobble together enough work to make a living. Once you gain momentum, though, the opposite often becomes true: Inevitably, […] ...Keep Reading »