I applied because of her. I had written two stories up until then, little things I never dared reread. But somehow I got accepted. In our first class, we did the classic writing exercise: Describe a barn as seen by a man whose son has been…
Jessica Tom is a writer and food blogger living in Brooklyn. She has worked on initiatives with restaurants, hospitality startups, food trucks, and citywide culinary programs. She graduated from Yale University with a concentration in fiction writing and wrote the restaurant review for the Yale Daily News Magazine. Food Whore: A Novel of Dining Deceit was published by William Morrow/ HarperCollins in November 2015 and is her first novel.