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Maggie Barbieri is a freelance writer and textbook editor who lives in the Hudson Valley. She is also the author of the Murder 101 series, the fourth installment of which--Final Exam--will be published in December 2009.
Crystal, a former citizen of Corporate America, brings over 13 years of marketing experience to the Casserole Queens team and an entrepreneurial drive to help execute on their vision. In addition to her strong marketing background, Crystal comes from generations of fine cooking. Raised a true Southern Belle, this Casserole Queen knows her way around the kitchen and into every food lover's heart. It is her goal...
Scott Conant brings a deft touch and unwavering passion to creating food with soul. His first Scarpetta location, which opened in New York City in 2008, garnered a glowing three-star review from The New York Times, was named one of the Best New Restaurants in America by Esquire magazine and received a nomination for Best New Restaurant from the James Beard Foundation in 2009. Most recently, it was selected...
Grammy Award-winning singer Gloria Gaynor took the music world by storm in the 1970s, striking gold with her disco hit "I Will Survive." A member of the Grammy Music Hall of Fame, Gaynor has appeared on countless television and radio shows, received numerous national and international music and humanitarian awards, and continues to perform around the world for legions of fans. Her most requested...
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sarah MacLean grew up in Rhode Island, obsessed with historical romance. Her love of all things historical helped to earn her degrees from Smith College and Harvard University before she finally set pen to paper and wrote her first book. Sarah now lives in New York City with her husband, their dog, and a ridiculously large collection of romance novels.
Cheryl Strayed is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the memoir WILD (Alfred A. Knopf), the advice essay collection TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS (Vintage Books), and the novel TORCH (Houghton Mifflin). WILD will also be published in Brazil, Finland, Germany, Spain, China, the Netherlands, Korea, Sweden, Israel, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan, Denmark, France, Poland, Norway and Italy....
Brian Switek is a freelance science writer and a paleontology research associate at the New Jersey State Museum. He has written articles on paleontology for a variety of popular and academic publications--from the London Times to Evolution: Education and Outreach--and he presently blogs at WIRED Science's Laelaps and Smithsonian magazine's Dinosaur Tracking. Written in Stone is his first book.