Beth M. Howard is an author, blogger, and radio commentator. She is also known for being the (former) resident of the American Gothic House, where from 2010 to 2014 she ran the Pitchfork Pie Stand. Her books include Making Piece: A Memoir of Love, Loss, and Pie; Ms. American Pie: Buttery Good Pie Recipes and Bold Tales from the American Gothic House; and her most recent memoir, Hausfrau Honeymoon: Love, Language, and Other Misadventures in Germany. She has written for the New York Times, Real Simple, Country Living, and many other publications; she’s been featured on CNN, CBS This Morning, BBC, and NPR; and she has given a TEDx talk about the healing powers of pie. She blogs at The World Needs More Pie. (View full bio.)

Making Piece is out in paperback on September 10!

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NOW IN PRINT!  Hausfrau Honeymoon was published on October 1, 2018.
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Recognize this painting?

American Gothic by Grant Wood. I lived in that house for four years…with 7-foot-long snakes! Tourists posed in front all day long, including me (pictured here with my parents and brother).