Whitney Fishburn's three decades as a health science editor and journalist has focused largely on psychiatry. She is also an accomplished creative nonfiction writer of memoir and other essays. Recently married, she has thousands of bylines for a range of national, regional, and specialty publications under the name Whitney McKnight. She has a BA in creative writing and a minor in theater from SUNY Binghamton. Opera, the American Songbook, and honky-tonk are among Whitney's musical passions.