Candace Walsh

Candace Walsh is the author of Licking the Spoon: A Memoir of Food, Family, and Identity (Seal Press, 2012). Her personal essays have been published in the anthology Here Come the Brides, on and, in Natural Solutions magazine, and Mademoiselle. She also edited two Seal Press anthologies, Ask Me About My Divorce: Women Open Up About Moving On (Seal Press, 2009) and Lambda Literary Award finalist Dear John, I Love Jane: Women Write About Leaving Men for Women (Seal Press, 2010). She writes the food column, “Good Taste” at Currently the managing editor at New Mexico magazine, she also served as features editor at Mothering magazine for six years.

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In addition to working with freelance writers, Walsh also works one-on-one with clients as a writing coach. As an editor and coach, Walsh has supported and guided writers on a wide variety of memoir topics. Originally from New York, Walsh lives in Santa Fe, NM with her grade school-aged son and daughter, her wife Laura, and two lovably bumptious dogs. You can find out more at blog post about her newly released memoir: Licking the Spoon: A Memoir of Food, Family, and Identity (Seal Press, 2012) can be found here.

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