Sharon Bowers | Litfest A Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe

Sharon Bowers is a literary agent with a particular interest in lifestyle and food books at Miller Bowers Griffin Literary Management in New York City.

She represents the literary output of a wide range of chefs such as Cal Peternell, co-executive chef at Chez Panisse and author of the forthcoming TWELVE RECIPES and food writers such as noted forager Tama Matsuoka, author of the Beard-nominated FORAGED FLAVOR with Eddy LeRoux, chef de cuisine at Daniel Boulud’s flagship restaurant Daniel; the groundbreaking BLENDER GIRL cookbook by noted Australian blogger Tess Masters, who writes at; as well as Copenhagen-based nutritionist and blogger Sarah Britton of; and powerhouse chef-writers Aki Kamozawa and Alex Talbot of the must-read site for working chefs,

Based in Ireland part of the year, her authors include Kevin and Seamus Sheridan, working with Catherine Cleary of the Irish Times on THE SHERIDANS’ GUIDE TO CHEESE, due out in Ireland, the UK and the US in Autumn 2015; Imen McDonnell’s upcoming cookbook based on her award-winning site; wine writer Raymond Blake of the forthcoming BREAKFAST IN BURGUNDY; Rosanne Hewitt-Cromwell’s cookbook LIKE MAM USED TO BAKE based on her site of the same name; Noel McMeel, the award-winning executive chef of the Lough Erne resort in Fermanagh and author of THE IRISH PANTRY; Caroline Hennessy and Kristin Jensen whose COMPLETE IRISH CRAFT BEER AND CIDER GUIDE will be published in 2015, and journalist Dave Hannigan’s BRENDAN BEHAN IN AMERICA, as well as David Norris, whose autobiography A KICK AGAINST THE PRICKS was nominated for UK Political Biography of the Year in 2013.

Years at Litfest: 2014


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Litfest - A Food and Drinks Literacy Festival at Ballymaloe is a weekend filled with fascinating facts, inspirational stories, intriguing discussions, incredible knowledge, fantastic music, fabulous dancing and of course, delicious food and drinks.
It is the only festival of its kind in Ireland and has created an important hub for food and drinks enthusiasts worldwide to meet and share ideas with each other.

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