Beth M. Howard is a writer, web producer, and public relations consultant. Though in recent years she has become best known as an authorpie baker and resident of the American Gothic House.


TZhULKax0PvtFJv_GXvMlPgPyakrPg1Prtc5DBIcMrIHer 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,” will be published April 1, 2014.

She lives in the famous American Gothic House in Eldon, Iowa, where she writes, teaches pie classes, and during the summer runs the Pitchfork Pie Stand.

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