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Cynthia makes her home in the Northwest suburbs of Chicago, Illlinois.
Biographical and Professional Information
Cynthia is an award-winning writer and popular speaker, focusing primarily on topics related to food, travel, history, and geography. In addition to being an author and having published more than 500 articles, she has also written for every major educational publisher in the U.S., including the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and National Geographic.
Cynthia contributed major articles to the Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia and World Encyclopedia of Street Food. Her most recent project was writing a book tentatively titled Midwest Maize: How the Corn of the Americas Shaped the Heartland for the University of Illinois Press. She is currently working on proposals for two other food history books.
Cynthia is a member of the Society of Women Geographers, Culinary Historians of Chicago, Chicago Writers Association, and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.
- Waltzing Australia, BookSurge Publishing, 2007
Titles for Purchase and at Your Library
Release Date: 2007-06-22
Mom’s Choice Award for travel writing for Waltzing Australia.
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
For program topics or for upcoming speaking engagements, visit Cynthia’s website -- http://www.worldplate.com —
and click on the Speaking links at bottom left.
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