Joyce Riha Linik has been writing for Intel for several years, covering Intel STS and Intel ISEF, as well as contributing to iQ and the Intel Better Futures and Innovation Odyssey series. She is the author of numerous articles and a collection of short fiction, as well as coauthor of Tapestry of Tales, a book on literacy projects for K-12 educators. Her work has appeared in Education Digest, Northwest Education, Northwest Teacher, Publik/Private, and Ten Years After: The Best of Beachside Writers. She was named a National EdPress Distinguished Achievement Award Finalist and has won a handful of obscure short fiction awards. In her free time, she enjoys painting, gardening, hiking, and spending time with her husband, son, and critters.