Dianne Jacob

    Dianne Jacob is the author of Will Write for Food: The Complete Guide to Writing Cookbooks, Blogs,  Reviews, Memoir, and More. Now in its second edition, the book won the 2005 Cordon D’Or International award for Best Literary Food Reference Book. She is also the author of Grilled Pizzas & Piadinas, a cookbook she co-authored with a chef.
    Previously a magazine and publishing company editor-in-chief, Dianne is now a full-time writing coach, author, and freelance editor. She coaches writers across the US, Canada, Europe and Asia on how to become published cookbook authors, successful freelance writers, and bloggers. Her blog on food writing is called Will Write for Food as well.
    Dianne judges for the James Beard Foundation and for the International Association of Culinary Professionals annual cookbook awards. She is also a regular judge for the Bert Greene Award for Food Journalism.
    She teaches classes on food writing and book publishing at Book Passage in Corte Madera, The Writing Salon in Berkeley, UCLA Extension, and Leite’s Culinaria. See her website, http://www.diannej.com, and blog, http://www.diannej.com/blog.

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