Kat Long is the author of THE FORBIDDEN APPLE: A CENTURY OF SEX AND SIN IN NEW YORK CITY, a New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice.
A freelance journalist, Kat focuses on science, history and the environment. Her articles have appeared in Smithsonian.com, Scientific American, Slate, Atlas Obscura, AAAS/Science (online), Toronto Star, Cape Cod Times, the World Science Festival, Boating Times Long Island, Grist and other outlets.
Kat is a student at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism, concentrating in health and science reporting.
Kat’s stories on wide-ranging topics have also been published in the Village Voice, Playgirl, Bust, the Advocate, nationalgeographic.com, USAToday.com, Scripps Digital network, the Washington Blade, Pioneer Press newspapers, and many more.