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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Martha Bayne  

Pen Name: None

Genre: C:ADULT Non-Fiction Other

Born: in Seattle, Washington


Illinois Connection

Martha moved to Chicago in 1995 and has been there ever since.

Biographical and Professional Information

Bayne is a writer and editor whose work about food and food sustainability has been featured in the ''Chicago Tribune'', ''Time Out Chicago'', ''The Baffler'', the ''Rumpus'', ''Bookforum'', and the ''Chicago Reader''. She is the founder of ''Soup and Bread'', a free weekly soup dinner held each winter and early spring at the ''Hideout'', a bar and music venue in Chicago.

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