Lorraine is a journalist and fiction writer. She's written about everything from bee thieves in California to unrecognized nations like Somaliland. Previously the assistant travel editor at The Weather Channel, she is currently covering science, history, travel, and innovation in Chicago. Her first book, The Last Voyageurs, will be published by Pegasus Books in April 2016. 

Her stories have been published by The Atlantic, MentalFloss, Chicago Magazine, Salon, ForbesJSTOR Daily, City Limits, The Morning News and others. Check out a sample of her work in Writing

In addition to working as a journalist, Lorraine is a sailor, Francophone, native of the Great Lakes region, part-time explorer, animal-lover, and fiction writer.