"I've Been Writing Food Porn for a Year."
Today Virginia is chatting with Jo Piazza, best selling author, journalist, and podcast creator. You might know her from her awesome podcast Under the Influence, or her very excellent Substack Over the Influence. And her new book, co-authored with Christine Pride entitled You Were Always Mine, just came out this month.
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BUTTER & OTHER LINKS
Jo's other books:
We Are Not Like Them
Other book recs:
Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake
Big Girl by Mecca Jamilah Sullivan
Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert
Our Little Kitchen by Jillian Tamaki
Starfish by Lisa Fipps
Bodies Are Cool and Dancing at the Pity Party by Tyler Feder
Misc & Butter
The Whispers by Ashley Audrain
style section cover story about East Fork
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