Anne Zimmerman’s first book, An Extravagant Hunger: The Passionate Years of M.F.K. Fisher, is the product of extensive research at Harvard’s Schlesinger Library. She edited two subsequent collections of the noted food writer’s work: Love in A Dish and Other Culinary Delights and M.F.K. Fisher: Musings on Wine & Other Libations. She has taught for many years in Stanford University’s Continuing Studies Program. She lives near the woods in Portland, Oregon with her husband and three small children.