Emily Polk

Emily Polk lives and writes on a small island east of San Francisco, and she teaches writing at Stanford University. Her writing and radio documentaries have appeared in National Geographic Traveler, the Boston Globe, NPR, National Radio Project, AlterNet, the Indian Express, Central America Weekly, The Ghanaian Chronicle, and Whole Earth Magazine, among others. Her first book, Communicating Global to Local Resiliency: A Case Study of the Transition Movement, was published in 2015.