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Kate Christensen

Kate Christensen is the author, most recently, of Blue Plate Special: An Autobiography of My Appetites, as well as six previous novels, including The Epicure’s Lament and The Great Man, which won the 2008 PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction. She writes about food, drink, life, and books for numerous publications, most recently The New York Times Book Review, Vogue, Food & Wine, and The Wall Street Journal, as well as many anthologies. She blogs about food and life in New England at She splits her time between her homes in Portland, Maine, and the White Mountains of New Hampshire. Her memoir, How to Cooke a Moose, won the 2016 Maine Literary Award for Memoir.

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