Tracy Staedter

Tracy Staedter, founder of Fresh Pond Writers, is an author, editor and journalist, whose nonfiction has appeared in Earth Magazine, Astronomy, Scientific American, Technology Review, Fast Company, and Discovery News. In 1999, she authored the children’s book, Rocks and Minerals, part of the Reader’s Digest Pathfinders series. She completed one year of an MFA in Creative Writing at Goddard College before stepping over to an alternative path. You can find her blog, Text Heavy, at