Annelies Zijderveld is the author of Steeped: Recipes Infused with Tea, selected by the Los Angeles Times as one of their favorite cookbooks in 2015. She writes about food, culture, and the arts with work appearing in epicurious, EaterSF, PASTE, Edible East Bay, the Kitchn, and San Francisco Classical Voice with photography appearing in the Los Angeles Times and other publications. Her poetry appears in Acentos Review, L.A. Taco, Ethel Zine, the Racket Reading Series Quarantine Journal, Alexandria Quarterly and others. She is the Rumpus Assistant Interviews Editor and a contributing editor for Harpy Hybrid Review. She is a previous board member of the International Association of Culinary Professionals and in 2017, IACP selected her as volunteer of the year. She holds an MFA in poetry from New England College and a BA in Journalism from Southern Methodist University. She writes and teaches cooking classes around the Bay area with her home base in Oakland. Find her online at @anneliesz.