Dianne Jacob

Will Write for Food

Dianne Jacob is the author of the multiple award-winning book, Will Write for Food: The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Blogs, Memoir, Recipes and More. She also writes a blog aimed at food bloggers at www.diannej.com/b. Follower her on twitter @diannej. Previously a newspaper, magazine, and publishing company editor-in-chief, Dianne became a full-time writing coach, author, and freelance editor in 1996. She coaches writers in the US and around the world on book proposals and writing and publishing books and blogs. Some of the most prestigious book publishers in the US, including Chronicle Books; Clarkson Potter; Little, Brown & Co.; Ten Speed Press; Stewart, Tabori & Chang; WW Norton & Co., and William Morrow have published books by her clients. She is the co-author of two cookbooks: The USA of PIzza and Grilled Pizzas & Piadinas, and the writer of The Good Pantry. Dianne judges books for the James Beard Foundation and for the International Association of Culinary Professionals annual cookbook awards. She has also been a judge for the Bert Greene Award for Food Journalism. A feature she wrote about food blogs was a finalist for a Bert Greene award in 2007. Most recently she was published in Lucky Peach.