Shaunda Kennedy Wenger is the author of ten books, including the cookbook From Rivets and Rails: Recipes of a Railroad Boarding House. Her first book, The Book Lover's Cookbook: Recipes Inspired by Celebrated Works of Literature, and the Passages That Feature Them, was an NPR holiday gift pick. In 2010, she started her own publishing company, Essemkay Company Productions, where she released an award-winning chapter book for young readers called Little Red Riding Hood: Into the Forest Again. Her stories, articles, and poems have appeared in numerous publications, including Babybug and Cricket magazines. She lives in Utah with her children. Janet Jensen is the co-author of a literature-based cookbook, The Book Lover's Cookbook: Recipes Inspired by Great Works of Literature, and the Passages that Feature Them, and a novel, Don't You Marry the Mormon Boys, which won a gold medal for Cultural Fiction in the Readers' Favorite International Book Awards Contest. Her work can also be found in Parables for Today and Gruff Variations. Her essay "Baking Day" placed second in the 2011 memoir contest sponsored by The Writer magazine and Gotham Writers Workshops. She and her husband, Miles, live in a college town nestled in the foothills of the northern edge of the Wasatch Mountains in Utah.
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