Sara B. Franklin is a writer, teacher, and mother. She is a professor of oral history, writing, and food studies at NYU Gallatin. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, TheWashington Post, Afar, and Travel & Leisure. She is the editor of the acclaimed 2018 anthology Edna Lewis: At the Table with An American Original; co-author of The Phoenicia Diner Cookbook (March 2020); and is currently at work on a narrative portrait of the legendary editor Judith Jones, for which she received a 2020–21 NEH Public Scholars Fellowship. She lives with her twin children in Kingston, N.Y.