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Elissa Altman

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About the Author

Elissa AltmanElissa Altman is the author of Treyf: My Life as an Unorthodox Outlaw, the critically acclaimed memoir Poor Man's Feast and the James Beard Award–winning blog of the same name. She writes the Washington Post column “Feeding My Mother,” and her work has appeared everywhere from and O, The Oprah Magazine to Tin House, the New York Times and the TEDx stage and has been anthologized for five consecutive years in Best Food Writing.