Sarah Elizabeth Richards
Sarah Elizabeth Richards is a New York City-based journalist and the author of Motherhood, Rescheduled: The New Frontier of Egg Freezing and the Women Who Tried It, a narrative non-fiction book that chronicles the lives of four women who attempt to preserve their fertility by freezing their eggs (to be published by Simon & Schuster May 7, 2013).
Sarah specializes in covering health and medicine, psychology and social issues
and has written for two dozen newspapers, magazines, and
websites – including The New York Times, Financial Times, Elle, Marie Claire, Slate and Salon. She completed her undergraduate studies at the
University of California at Berkeley and holds master's degrees from the
Graduate School of Journalism and the School of International and Public
Affairs at Columbia University. Sarah recently attended the course "Medicine in the Media: The Challenge of Reporting on Medical Research" offered by the National Institutes of Health. A recipient of numerous awards, she is a three-time winner of the Newswomen’s
Club of New York’s Front Page award, most recently in the science category for a story about a controversial infertility treatment for Elle Magazine.