It was a weekend of panels! After spending Saturday at the PEN World Voices Festival, I went on Sunday morning to the Food Book Fair, for a discussion about cookbooks and publishing.
“Probably the most significant takeaway from the panel was a comment made by Deborah Brody: cookbooks, she said, are ‘a growth area,’ and there ‘seems to be quite a bit of demand’ for them. In precarious times for publishing, it’s great to know that cookbooks are still salable (and perhaps the publication of Michael Pollan’s newest, Cooked, will increase demand for cookbooks!).
But how to get that inkling of an idea for a cookbook to become reality, a published collection of recipes, stories, and beautiful photos?”
Read the rest of my blog post at the Green Rabbits site.