Carol Pogash is an all-terrain writer. She's been a newspaper reporter and columnist, magazine writer and editor, TV reporter, internet editor and writer, radio essayist and author. Her articles have been published in The New York Times on the front page and in National, Arts & Leisure, Business, Science,Style, Sports and Op Ed sections. She’s covered homelessness, a Golden Gate Bridge suicide barrier, and the country’s first cat café. Pogash is the author of, As Real As It Gets: The Life of a Hospital at the Center of the AIDS Epidemic, with a foreword by Randy Shilts, and Seduced by Madness: The True Story of the Susan Polk Murder Case.