Shoba Narayan

Comments are disabled Shoba Narayan writes about food, travel, fashion, art, and culture for many publications, including Conde Nast Traveler, the Financial Times, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, Town & Country, Food…

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Tom McAllister

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled A Philadelphia native, Tom McAllister lives in New Jersey, teaches at Temple, and is a graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, an editor at Barrelhouse, and the author of a memoir, Bury Me in My…

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Paula Poundstone

Comments are disabled Comments are disabled One of the great humorists of our time, Paula Poundstone was the first woman to win the cable ACE for best stand-up comedy special and the first woman to perform stand-up at the prestigious White…

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Briony Morrow-Cribbs

Comments are disabled 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 is the travel and food columnist at Forbes.com, where his column was named one of the World’s Top 100 Travel Sites. A longtime…

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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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