The Big Food Writing Contest

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Just a reminder – the deadline for Bumbershoot’s “Food for Thought” contest, is 11:59 p.m. Sunday, August 2 (for all the details and an electronic entry form, open this link). To enter, compose a short essay (500-word max) focused on a memorable food experience — pleasant or not so much.

And I can’t quite get over that I’m judging this with the incomparable Tom Douglas. I’ve long been a fan of his for years. We’ll be discussing the winning entry (and some of the non-winning ones) during our chat labeled “F is for Food,” on Saturday September 5th (noon-1:15 p.m.).

The Seattle Times has promised to publish the winning essay and treat winner and a guest to two Platinum VIP passes to Bumbershoot.

About katflinn

Kathleen Flinn is the author of "The Sharper Your Knife, the Less You Cry," "The Kitchen Counter Cooking School" and "Burnt Toast Makes You Sing Good." All are published by Viking/Penguin.

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