Longtime journalist and author (The Lost Daughters of China, Penguin Putnam; The Grace to Race, Simon & Schuster; and the forthcoming The Gift of Community: How to Cultivate Connection in a Sometimes Lonely World. ) Articles have appeared in The Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Health, Hippocrates, Newsweek, More, Real Simple, Mindful, the Greater Good, Mother Jones. Past judge in nonfiction category for PenWest awards. Named in Women Who Have Made a Difference bv International Museum of Women. 2017 Jonathan Rowe Fellow at the Mesa Refuge Writer's Retreat. Currently Senior Editor for OneSky for all children. Holds an MFA in poetry and a certificate in yoga instruction.