Joan Melcher is a writer and editor with a wide range of experience.

As a writer, she specializes in stories on environmental issues and the cleantech industry.

She's edited many academic and trade books, most in the realm of natural history and environmental science.

Joan has won many awards as a writer and editor, including most improved college magazine in a national contest.

An avocation of dramatic writing provides a creative outlet for her as well as contributing to the strong structure and dynamism she brings to writing and editing projects.