Author of the article

Alice Lowe writes about life and language, food and family. Her essays have been published in more than eighty literary journals, this past year in Bacopa, Change Seven, Epiphany, Burningword, (mac)ro(mic), New World Writing, and Sport Literate. She recently won an essay contest at Eat, Darling, Eat, and her work has been cited twice in Best American Essays “Notables.” Alice lives in San Diego, California, and posts her work at