Fox Cities Book Festival Events @ Neenah: JEANETTE HURT

Monday, April 16 at 6:30pm - Shattuck Community Room - Free and open to the public

Award-winning Wisconsin author Jeanette Hurt specializes in food, wine, and travel writing. She is also the cheese contributor for "Good Fermentations" on Milwaukee Public Radio's program Lake Effect. Hurt is the author or co-author of a number of books, including: The Complete Idiot's Guide to Wine and Food Pairing (2010), The Cheeses of California: A Culinary Travel Guide (2009), The Cheeses of Wisconsin: A Culinary Travel Guide (2008), The Complete Idiot's Guide to Cheeses of the World (2008), and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Tapas (2008). Her articles have appeared in print and online publications such as Four Seasons Magazine, SecondAct, Hemispheres, and Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Her book The Cheeses of Wisconsin received second place in the 2009 Mark Twain Travel Writing Awards Competition, and her work The Cheeses of California received the 2010 first place award in that same competition.

Hurt graduated from Marquette University and worked for a number of years as a newspaper reporter before becoming a freelance writer. In addition to her writing and contributions to Lake Effect, Hurt teaches culinary and wine education classes.

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