• Journalism and Book Author


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    The New York Times.

    For over 15 years I have written freelance features and reported news for the National, Science, Well, Education, Giving, Sunday Business, and other desks.









    San Francisco Chronicle

    An opinion piece about becoming a naturalized Portuguese citizen.


    A feature about creative and frugal ways to garden.



    Washington Post

    A front page piece about devastating flooding in Iowa.


    Author of book for Houghton Mifflin Children's Trade Division.

    No Place to Be: Voices of Homeless Children

    by Judith Berck, forward by Robert Coles

    The stories and poems of actual homeless children depict the reality of homelessness in America, illustrating what it means to be deprived of the things most people take for granted.