About the Author
Lisa Donovan is a James Beard award winning writer who has redefined what it means to be a “Southern baker” as the pastry chef to some of the South’s most influential chefs. She has been formative in developing, writing, and establishing a technique driven and historically rich narrative of traditional Southern pastry. Donovan is a regular contributor to Food & Wine and she has been a featured speaker at René Redzepi’s globally renowned MAD Symposium. Her work has appeared in the Washington Post, Eater, LitHub, and Saveur. Our Lady of Perpetual Hunger is her first book.