Imagine Otherwise: Sarah Grey on Food as Community Building & Editing for Social Justice

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Imagine Otherwise: Sarah Grey on Food as Community Building & Editing for Social Justice

June 15, 2016 Podcast


Sarah Grey talks about using food to create community, editing for social justice, socialist feminist approaches to child care, the tastiness and challenges of food writing, and her weekly radical dinner party Friday Night Meatballs.

Guest: Sarah Grey

  • Sarah Grey is a freelance writer whose work has been featured in Best Food Writing 2015Serious Eats, SpoonfulLucky Peach, Roads & Kingdoms, and Edible Philly, among others. She is also a professional editor who writes and trains editors for Copyediting, the American Copy Editors Society, the Editors’ Association of Canada, the Editorial Freelancers Association, and more. She writes a language column, “Word Watch,” at The Establishment and a book-review column, “The Armchair Cook,” at Spoonful. She also hosts a weekly dinner known as Friday Night Meatballs that has garnered international media coverage. Her writing can be found at Sarah Grey Writes. Sarah is also a senior copyeditor here at Ideas on Fire, who helps interdisciplinary progressive authors create awesome work.

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About Imagine Otherwise:

Imagine Otherwise is a podcast about the people and projects bridging art, activism, and academia to build better worlds. Episodes offer in-depth interviews with creators who use culture for social justice, and explore the nitty-gritty work of imagining and creating more just worlds. Check out full podcast episodes and show notes at Imagine Otherwise is produced by Ideas on Fire, an academic editing and consulting agency helping progressive, interdisciplinary scholars write and publish awesome texts, enliven public conversations, and create more just worlds.

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About the author

Julie Lenard: Julie Lenard is a writing consultant, writing coach, and editor at The Storyologist where she helps people tell their stories through writing.