| Will Write for Food
The Complete Guide to Writing Restaurant Reviews,
Cookbooks, Recipes, Stories and More
If you are a food lover who wants
to express yourself, this book will guide you from your
earliest creative impulses to successful articles, restaurant
reviews and cookbooks. Interviews with award-winning writers
such as Jeffrey Steingarten, Calvin Trillin, Molly O’Neill
and Deborah Madison, plus well-known food editors and
literary agents, fill out a portrait of how to write what
magazines and book publishers want, giving you the background
you need to get started and the confidence follow through.
You'll find comprehensive yet accessible
chapters ranging from restaurant reviewing to cookbooks to memoir.
Focused exercises at the end of chapters stimulate creativity
and help organize thought, building practical skills. Will
Write for Food is the first and conclusive guidebook to
the incredibly popular world of food writing.
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Reviews and in the news
Former Chez Panisse pastry chef, cookbook
author and freelance writer David
Lebovitz reviews my book on his web site.
Juliett Rossant, head of superchefblog.com, interviewed me after
my class at the Smithsonian. To read the story, click
Seattle, WA: To
read the enthusiastic review of my book in the Seattle Times
daily newspaper, click
New York, NY: For photos
of my Mediabistro book party in New York, click
Great Grilled Pizzas and Piadinas
My next book, a collaboration with Craig Priebe, is tentatively
titled Great Grilled Pizzas and Piadinas. It will be published
in Spring 2008.