We are thrilled to host Dianne Jacob to discuss the new edition of her book, Will Write for Food. She will be joined in conversation by David Lebovitz.
How this works: This event will be broadcast live on Zoom. Registering will provide you with a unique access link in an email. At the event time, click that link to watch the talk. During the event, feel free to ask questions using the Q/A or chat feature.
This author talk is FREE, but you can support it by purchasing a copy of the book here. Thank you!
About the Author & Interviewer
Dianne Jacob is a multiple award-winning writer and author. Her book, Will Write for Food, is in its fourth edition and has won three international awards. She has co-authored two cookbooks: Grilled Pizzas & Piadinas and Piadinas and The United States of Pizza. Her essay, The Meaning of Mangoes, won an annual award from the Association of Food Journalists. Previously a newspaper, magazine and publishing company editor, Dianne coaches on getting published, whether with a book, article or blog. Her blog is aimed at food writers at www.diannej.com/b. Follower her on Twitter @diannej, Instagram at @diannemjacob, and on Facebook at facebook.com/foodwriting/.
David Lebovitz has been a professional cook and baker for most of his life; he spent nearly thirteen years at Chez Panisse until he left the restaurant business in 1999 to write books. He moved to Paris in 2004 and turned his website into a phenomenally popular blog. He is the author of numerous cookbooks, including Drinking French, My Paris Kitchen, The Perfect Scoop, Ready for Dessert, and The Great Book of Chocolate, and two memoirs, The Sweet Life in Paris and L'Appart. He was named one of the top five pastry chefs in the Bay Area by the San Francisco Chronicle. David has also been featured in Bon Appétit, Food & Wine, Cook's Illustrated, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times, Saveur, Travel + Leisure, Better Homes and Gardens, People, and more.
About the Book
Do you love both food and writing and want to know the secrets of bestselling cookbook authors, successful food bloggers and freelance writers? Noted journalist and writing instructor Dianne Jacob combines over 20 years of experience to teach you how to take your passion from the plate to the page. With tips for crafting your best work, getting published, and turning your passion into cash, Jacob will transform you from starving artist into well-fed writer. Whether you’ve been writing for years or are just starting out, this updated edition of Will Write for Food offers what you need to know to succeed and thrive, including:
- A new chapter on how to create a strong voice for your writing
- Diverse voices on the changing landscape of food writing
- How to self-publish your dream cookbook
- Building a social media following, with photography tips
- The keys to successful freelancing for publications and websites
- Engaging, provocative writing exercises to get the juices flowing