I'm thrilled to offer a sneak peek at my new book, Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: A Memoir of Food & Love from an American Midwest Family (Viking/Penguin). The book has just gone on sale and this is one of the few places you'll be able to get an excerpt. In this first … [Read more...] about Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good: Excerpt, Tour Dates and Special Thank You Gift!
Books & Writing
Viking/Penguin and Elliott Bay Book Co. are thrilled to announce the official launch party for Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good, by author Kathleen Flinn (that’s me!). Join us August 14th atop the Swedish Cultural Center overlooking Seattle's beautiful Lake Union. Take in … [Read more...] about Tickets on Sale for the fabulous ‘Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good’ release party
This summer, I'll be teaching a four-week Master Class at the Richard Hugo House. Normally, I focus on food writing but so much of what can be said about food writing and the process of story and book development applies to general non-fiction as well. When trying to sell … [Read more...] about How to Write a Book Proposal in Four Weeks
On a hectic day, I sometimes slip quietly over to Stephanie Stiavetti's blog, TheCulinaryLife.com, a repository for all things comfort food related, to read her musings on life as she spins a recipe for corn on the cob or cassoulet. Her first book is Melt: The Art of Mac and … [Read more...] about Kitchen Shelf: Stephanie Stiavetti
Campbell's was right: Soup is good food. But it's even better for you if you make it yourself. If you’re craving more creamy, hearty, vegetable-y happiness by the bowlful, here are some of my favorite soup cookbooks. Be sure to check out my post, How to Make Soup out of (Almost) … [Read more...] about Kitchen Shelf: Kathleen’s Favorite Soup Books