About Me

Emily Krieger is an award-winning writer, editor, and fact-checker specializing in children’s content and science.

Most recently, she has covered face mites and piano-playing plants for the National Geographic Kids book series Real or Fake?; researched the history of molecular phylogeny for David Quammen’s 2018 book, The Tangled Tree; and helped convey the latest research in pregnancy and parenting for the science blog Growth Curve.

She is the author of more than a dozen books published by National Geographic Kids, including the award-winning Myths Busted!. She has also studied Ebola and SARS outbreaks for David Quammen’s award-winning book Spillover, fact-checked the capital of Kyrgyzstan and other countries for the National Geographic Bee, fact-checked feature articles and departments for National Geographic magazine, and edited Science News and Science News for Students.

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