Mei-Ling Hopgood is the author of How Eskimos Keep Their Babies Warm and Lucky Girl and a freelance journalist who has written for various publications, including National Geographic Traveler, Marie Claire and Parenting. She has worked as a reporter with the Detroit Free Press, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and in the Cox Newspapers Washington bureau. A recipient of the National Headliner Best in Show, she has received several national and international journalism awards. She is an associate professor at the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University and currently resides in Chicago.
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