Elissa Altman

ELISSA ALTMAN is the critically-acclaimed author of the memoirs Treyf: My Life as an Unorthodox Outlaw, Poor Man’s Feast, and the James Beard Award-winning narrative blog of the same name. A longtime food editor as well as writer, her work has appeared everywhere from Tin House and Dame Magazine to Tablet, Saveur, O: The Oprah Magazine, Leite’s Culinaria, the New York Times, and the Washington Post, where her column, Feeding My Mother, ran for a year. A finalist for the Frank McCourt Memoir Prize awarded by The Southampton Review, she lives in Connecticut with her family.