Beth M. Howard is a writer, web producer, and public relations consultant. Though in recent years she has become best known as an author, pie baker and resident of the American Gothic House.
Her media career spans over 25 years with a wide range of expertise in adventure travel, outdoor sports, the coffee trade, television, hopitality, and the high-tech industry. Whether an assignment requires jumping out of an airplane for a magazine article, writing a press release for a television network, or editing CEO biographies for a software conference, Howard can be relied on for meeting deadlines and doing exceptional work.
Howard’s first book, “Making Piece: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Pie” was published in 2012. Her second book, “Ms. American Pie: Buttery Good Pie Recipes and Bold Tales from the American Gothic House,” was published April 1, 2014. And she is currently at work on her newest book, a memoir of her misadventures living in the American Gothic House.
From 2010 to 2014, Beth lived in the famous American Gothic House in Eldon, Iowa, where she taught pie classes and during the summer ran her wildly popular Pitchfork Pie Stand.