Hannah Howard

Instructor & Writer
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Hannah Howard is the author of the memoir Feast: True Love in and Out of the Kitchen and the forthcoming book Plenty: A Memoir of Food and Family. She is a graduate of Columbia University and the Bennington Writing Seminars. Hannah writes for SELF, New York Magazine, and Salon.com, and lives in New York City.

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Stories

Cover Photo: This photograph is a close up of a person's face. Their eyes are closed and they are holding their nose up to a small bunch of lavender. The colors in the picture are bright and vibrant and the person's red shirt stands out in the background of the photo.
Writing the Senses: Smell

In this five-part column, Hannah Howard explores the senses from a craft perspective.

Nov 18, 2021
Cover Photo: This photograph is of a red barn with a startling blue sky, almost teal, behind it. There are some wispy clouds with tones of purple and yellow, as if the sun is beginning to set. The barn sits on a dirt field and the low hills behind the barn are brown and dry.
Writing the Senses: Sight

In this five-part column, Hannah Howard explores the senses from a craft perspective

Aug 19, 2021
Cover Photo: In this photo, we have a close up of the body of a cello against a warm, dark background.
Writing the Senses: Sound

In this five-part column, Hannah Howard explores the senses from a craft perspective

Jun 23, 2021
Cover Photo: In this photograph, we are looking  at a table filled with many kinds of soft cheeses. there is a mirror in the background that reflects the cheeses back at the viewer and the room is paneled in dark wood. Clear sunlight seems to be coming into the left side of the picture
Writing the Senses: Taste

In this five-part column, Hannah Howard explores the senses from a craft perspective

May 20, 2021
Cover Photo: In this photograph, a woman's head is covered in gauzy fabric. The only thing in focus is her hand, which pushes against the fabric, illuminated by a soft backlight.
Writing the Senses: Touch

In this five-part column, Hannah Howard explores the senses from a craft perspective

Apr 21, 2021
Cover Photo: A glazed donut with sprinkles on top of a pregnant belly
Learning to Eat While Pregnant and Recovering from an Eating Disorder

I pray my baby will love their body, or at least accept it, and carry it around the world, just as I have carried them too, with pride and joy.

Apr 07, 2020
Cover Photo: photo via Kurt Johnson/flickr
When You Have a Career in the Food Industry and an Eating Disorder

“So many of us professional food people struggle with eating and body issues. We’re drawn in.”

Aug 22, 2017