BETTY FUSSELL, author of eleven books, ranging from biography to cookbooks, food history and memoir, is best known for her award-winning The Story of Corn. Over the last half century, her work has appeared in a variety of national magazines, newspapers and journals, from Gastronomica to The New Yorker. Her memoir, My Kitchen Wars, was performed in Hollywood and New York as a one-woman show. Her most recent book is Raising Steaks: The Life and Times of American Beef, and she is now working on How to Cook A Coyote: A Manual of Survival.
In 2012, she moved from NYC to Santa Barbara CA.