Magazine, Newspaper and Website Articles
For Children and Adults
As an award-winning freelance writer and former managing editor of Teacher magazine, editor-in-chief of PointsBeyond.com, and contributing editor to Child and Fit Pregnancy, Elizabeth Rusch has published more than 100 articles in numerous national magazines for children and adults.
She's traveled to the oil fields of southern California to report on townspeople who rebelled against computer use in their school. She has interviewed national experts on tons of topics, from the childhood asthma epidemic to the benefits of exercise during pregnancy. She even wore the same pair of hiking socks for 10 days straight, without washing, for a gear review for Backpacker magazine. These days, Liz is focusing on narrative nonfiction, science and travel writing, humor, and essays.
Elizabeth Rusch’s work has graced the pages of the following publications.
(You can read some of her favorite articles by clicking on the links below.)
Catch A Wave
Electrical engineer Annette von Jouanne is pioneering an ingenious way to generate clean, renewable electricity from the sea.
Rebirth of a Volcano
, Portland Monthly
A personal essay about Rusch's experiences with Mount St. Helens from near and afar, as a mother and as an author.
Biking While Black
, Mother Jones
Profile of teens Davon and Charlie King who sued the Eastpointe police department for racial profiling.
All In A Name
Essay on the married-name question that proffers a new solution–blended names.
Pockets of Weather
How to use the science of microclimates when out in the backcountry.
Soup Kitchen Seamstress
, Guideposts for Teens
Feature on Shifra Mincer who overcame shyness to sew clothing for homeless people.
Ladies’ Home Journal
First for Women
Guideposts for Teens
Know Your World Extra