Kate Lebo is the author of Pie School, A Commonplace Book of Pie, and most recently The Book of Difficult Fruit. Her essay “The Loudproof Room” appeared in New England Review and was chosen for Best American Essays 2015. Her poems, essays, and recipes have appeared in Best New Poets, Gastronomica, Washington Post, Poetry Northwest, and elsewhere. Her most recent book is Pie & Whiskey, edited with Samuel Ligon. She lives in Spokane, Washington.