Sarah Wassner Flynn

  • Writer for Women’s Running, Triathlete, Girls’ Life, and National Geographic
  • Started writing for The Spruce in December 2018
  • She has a Master’s degree in Nonfiction Writing from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Mount Saint Mary’s University

Experience

Sarah Wassner Flynn is a an award-winning writer who regularly contributes to publications including Women’s Running, Triathlete, and Girls’ Life magazines. Doubling as a children’s nonfiction author for National Geographic, her recent titles include This Book Stinks: Gross Garbage, Rotten Rubbish, and the Science of Trash; Weird But True Know-It-All: Greek Mythology; 1,000 Facts About the White House; The Ultimate Book of Sharks; and the forthcoming This Book Is Cute: The Soft and Squishy Science and Culture of “Aww” and Weird But True Know-It-All: Ancient Egypt. Sarah lives in Rockville, Maryland, with her husband and three children.

Education

Sarah has a Master’s degree in Nonfiction Writing from Johns Hopkins University and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Mount Saint Mary’s University.

About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, a leading Internet measurement company, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population every month. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone and, most recently, Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.