Best Known for her The Story of Corn, Betty Fussell is the author of twelve books, ranging from biography to cookbooks, food history and memoir. Her essays on food travel and the arts had appeared in scholarly journals, national magazines and newspapers over the past 40 years. She has lectured throughout the country from New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art to Iowa's State Fair. Her many awards include the IACP's Jane Grigson Award, Food Art's Silver Spoon Award, James Beard Foundation's Journalism Award and Who's Who in Food & Beverage. She has taught food writing, food history and food preparation at universities, colleges, culinary schools and cooking stores across the United States and in Mexico. Her memoir, My Kitchen Wars, was performed in Hollywood and New York as a one-woman show by actress Dorothy Lyman. Her most recent book is Eat, Live, Love, Die: Selected Essays, published in 2016 by Counterpoint Press. She is completing a second memoir titled How to Cook a Coyote: A Manual of Survival.