• August 11, 2021

Caroline Grant is the co-director of the Sustainable Arts Foundation and served over five years as editor-in-chief of Literary Mama.

She’s co-edited two anthologies: The Cassoulet Saved Our Marriage: True Stories of Food, Family, and How We Learn to Eat (Roost Books, 2013) and Mama, PhD: Women Write About Motherhood and Academic Life (Rutgers University Press, 2008).

She writes about the relationship between food and family at Learning to Eat.

In her past life, Caroline earned a PhD in Comparative Literature from the University of California at Berkeley with a dissertation titled “Letters from the Home Front: Epistolary Modes in Family Narratives from the Forties.” At Berkeley,  she taught classes on film, Women’s Studies, American literature, and writing; she has also taught at Stanford University and the San Francisco Art Institute.

Caroline was born in Tokyo, grew up in New York, and now lives in San Francisco with her husband and two sons, a life she writes about on her blog.

Her essays on food and parenting have been published in The New York TimesThe Washington Post, and a number of other journals and anthologies. She is currently represented by Jean V. Naggar Literary Agency.

She  has been profiled, with her Mama, PhD coeditor, Elrena Evans, at Literary Mama.

Caroline read at Pen Parentis on November 12th, 2013. Follow this link to see all the books featured in Season 10. Learn more about the author at her website.

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