Sara Solovitch’s investigative and long-form stories have appeared in Esquire, Wired, Politico, the Washington Post and other publications. She has been a staff reporter at the Philadelphia Inquirer, where she covered education and wrote about everything from emerging family issues to the invasion of the killer bees. She wrote a weekly column on kids’ health for the San Jose Mercury News for six years and worked as a medical writer at Stanford University’s Children’s Hospital. She has traveled widely through New Mexico and Alaska while reporting for The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation on access to health care in under-served areas. Her book, Playing Scared: A History and Memoir of Stage Fright, was published by Bloomsbury in 2015.