Briony Morrow-Cribbs

Comments are disabled Briony Morrow-Cribbs completed her MFA at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she also taught etching. She has shown both nationally and internationally, with solo exhibitions in the Davidson Gallery in Seattle; the Artisan Gallery in…

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Larry Olmsted

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled Larry Olmsted writes the “Great American Bites” column for USA Today, and his column on travel and food, “The Great Life,” appears on Forbes.com. A contributing editor to Cigar Aficionado and TravelGolf.com, Olmsted was named…

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Barry Moser

Barry Moser

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled Barry Moser was born in Chattanooga, Tennessee in 1940. He was educated at Auburn University, the University of Chattanooga, and the University of Massachusetts. He studied with George Cress, Leonard Baskin, Fred Becker, and Jack…

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Aline Ohanesian

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled Aline Ohanesian’s great-grandmother was a survivor of the Armenian Genocide. Her history was the kernel for the story that Ohanesian tells in her first novel, Orhan’s Inheritance. Ohanesian was a finalist for the PEN/Bellwether Prize…

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Heidi Pitlor

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled Heidi Pitlor grew up in Concord, Massachusetts, and got her BA at McGill University and her MFA at Emerson College in Boston. She was a senior editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for nine years before…

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Bill Smith

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled Bill Smith has served as chef at Crook’s Corner for more than a decade. His essays have been featured in newspapers and on radio and television, and his recipes have been selected for 150 Best 

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John Alexander & James Lazell

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled John Alexander was born in Jacksonville, Florida, and graduated from Sewanee Military Academy and Princeton University. As a Rhodes Scholar he studied at Oxford, and he pursued graduate work at Harvard. He has taught English…

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John Cook, Laura Ballance, & Mac McCaughan

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled John Cook is a reporter for Gawker Media and has worked for Radar magazine and the Chicago Tribune. He first fell in love with the music of Merge Records at a Superchunk show in 1994…

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Bill Neal

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled Bill Neal (1951-1991) was widely admired as a chef and the author of four cookbooks, among them the classic Bill Neal’s Southern Cooking.…

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Lynette Padwa

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled Lynette Padwa, the author of numerous books, including Everything You Pretend to Know and Are Afraid Someone Will Ask, has collaborated on many more. She lives in Los Angeles.…

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