Candace Walsh is the author of Licking the Spoon: A Memoir of Food, Family, and Identity (Seal Press, 2012). She is the managing editor at New Mexico Magazine, and served as features editor at Mothering magazine for six years. She also edited two Seal Press anthologies: Lambda Literary Award finalist Dear John, I Love Jane: Women Write About Leaving Men for Women (Seal Press, 2010), and Ask Me About My Divorce: Women Open Up About Moving On (Seal Press, 2009). Her personal essays have been published in the anthologies Here Come the Brides, The Good Mother Myth, The Dressing Room, and one on step-families. She was part of the faculty at Wild Mountain Memoir Retreat and is currently teaching “Author It!” a six-month memoir and nonfiction book-writing class, with Tanya Taylor Rubinstein.