About the Author
Camille Cusumano was a staff editor at VIA Magazine in San Francisco for seventeen years, until August 2005, when she became a freelancer. She will continue to work for VIA, a bimonthly magazine that reaches 3.1 million households in Northern California, Nevada, Utah, Oregon, and southern Idaho, when she returns to the States from Argentina.
Camille’s short story Plot Theory, was published in the 2006 summer issue of the North American Review and won third place in the Kurt Vonnegut fiction contest. She has written on food and travel for many publications, including Islands, Country Living, the San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Times, Christian Science Monitor, the New York Times, and the Washington Post. She’s also authored several cookbooks, including The New Foods (Henry Holt), America Loves Salads (for Literary Guild), and Rodale’s Basic Natural Foods Cookbook (co-writer); one novel, The Last Cannoli (Legas); and she’s the editor of the Love Story anthologies, which include France, A Love Story, Italy; A Love Story; Mexico, A Love Story, and Greece, A Love Story, all published by Seal Press.