With tickets going on sale for #FBC2013 this coming Friday, it’s time for another speaker announcement. Today we’re introducing two of our panelists who will be speaking about publishing – Charmian Christie and Emily Richards. These fabulously talented ladies join our previously announced speakers and will be joined on the panel by more experts shortly (look for an announcement SOON!)
Charmian Christie – writer, recipe developer, soon-to-be author
Charmian Christie is a food writer, columnist and soon-to-be cookbook author who puts her journalism training to good use through her love of food. Her first book, The Messy Baker, is due on bookshelves in Spring 2014 via with HarperCollins Canada. When she’s not biting her nails in anticipation, she’s the baking columnist for Recipes.ca and blogging at Christie’s Corner. Her works have appeared in a wide range of magazines and cookbooks including More, The Globe and Mail, Edible Toronto, Natural Health, Canadian Gardening, Relish, Kiwi’s Allergy-Friendly Food for Families and Share: Delicious Dishes from FoodShare and Friends.
When she’s not sharing culinary adventures through her blog, she’s thinking up new entries for her smartphone app, Kitchen Disasters & Fixes. She lives in Southern Ontario in a draughty 150-year old house with one absent-minded professor, two cats and more measuring cups than she cares to admit. Follow Charmian on Twitter @charmian_c.
Emily Richards – professional home economist and cookbook author
Highly experienced and well-regarded Professional Home Economist, Emily Richards has an extensive know-how in the Food Industry which is strengthened with her Bachelor of Science, Home Economics specializing in Food and Nutrition from the University of Western Ontario and over 15 years experience in the food world.
Emily has authored and co-authored many cookbooks and continues to create recipes for notable magazines, newspapers and companies. Emily also appears across the web presenting recipes that are easy to prepare for busy families and enjoy together.
Emily’s newest cookbook “Get in The Kitchen and COOK!” will get you in the kitchen preparing recipes quickly so you can enjoy time with your family and friends. The book will help families enjoy weeknight meals and also bring the casual kitchen entertaining experience with friends to homes across the country. Emily continues to appear across the country presenting recipes, easy cooking and entertaining ideas, always promoting her passion for food and inspiring people to get in their kitchens and cook!