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Corina Zappia's personal essays and reviews have appeared in Salon, The Los Angeles Review of Books, The Rumpus, The Awl, Catapult, Serious Eats, Gastronomica, and Nerve, and she was a 2017 nonfiction finalist for Black Warrior Review's annual contest. A former staff writer for the Village Voice and contributing food critic for The Stranger, she graduated with a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MFA from the Bennington Writing Seminars. She lives in London.