About Kristin Ohlson
Kristin Ohlson is a writer based in Portland, OR. Her work has appeared in the New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Salon, Discover, and elsewhere. Her article about burning coal mines was collected in Best American Science Writing 2011. She is the author of The Soil Will Save Us: How Scientists, Farmers, and Foodies Are Healing the Soil to Save the Planet; Stalking the Divine, which won the American Society of Journalists and Authors' 2004 Best Nonfiction Book award; and coauthor of New York Times bestseller Kabul Beauty School.