September Non-fiction and Food Writing Bootcamp with Sarah Lohman

Posted by A69143a5 tiny Jen Messier on aug 23, 2022 under Blog Post

Sarah Lohman will be leading a special week of online writing classes from September 12-15th. Each class will meet from 8-10pm Eastern Time on Zoom. Sign up for all four classes, and we'll send over a $20 rebate after registration.

Monday, September 12 - Non-fiction Book Proposals
Tuesday, September 13 - Intro to Food Writing
Wednesday, September 14 - Recipe Writing
Thursday, September 15 - How to Research


About Sarah:

Sarah Lohman is originally from Hinckley, Ohio where she began working in a museum at the age of 16, cooking historical food over a wood-burning stove. She graduated with a BFA from the Cleveland Institute of Art in 2005. For her undergraduate thesis, she opened a temporary restaurant/installation that reinterpreted food of the Colonial era for a modern audience.

Lohman moved to New York City in 2006 and worked as Video Producer for New York magazine’s food blog, Grub Street. She chronicled her personal explorations in culinary history on her blog, Four Pounds Flour, from 2008-2018. Lohman’s first book, Eight Flavors: The Untold Story of American Cuisine, was released by Simon & Schuster in December 2016. She is currently based in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Over her career, Lohman’s work has been featured in The New York TimesThe Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, as well as on All Things ConsideredCNN, Gimlet Mediaand NHK Japan. She appeared in two seasons of The Cooking Channel’s Food: Fact or Fiction. Formerly the Curator of Food Programming at the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, she currently works with institutions around the country to create public programs focused on food. She has presented at The New York Public Library, the Museum of Science (Boston) and the Smithsonian Museum of American History to name a few. Her current book project, Endangered Eating: Exploring America’s Vanishing Cuisine will be released by W.W. Norton & Co. in January 2023.

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