Tabitha Blankenbiller lives in the rural outskirts of Portland, Oregon (near the latest In-N-Out Burger location). Her essays have appeared in Tin House, The Rumpus, Longreads, Serious Eats, Salon, Bustle, Electric Lit, and a number of other publications. She teaches pop culture writing with Catapult and is a book reviews editor at Barrelhouse. Her debut essay collection Eats of Eden on food, writing, and all that comes between, was released from Alternating Current Press in March 2018. Visit her online at tabithablankenbiller.com.