Crystal King is a novelist, editor, professor, social media professional, and critical & creative thinker. Her work as a writer is the thread that ties her broad experience together. King’s debut novel, FEAST OF SORROW, about Marcus Gavius Apicius, the man whose name is on the world’s oldest known cookbook, was published by Touchstone Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, on April 25, 2017. Her work is represented by Amaryah Orenstein at GO Literary. King is also writing her second novel, THE SECRET CHEF, about a famous Italian Renaissance chef, Bartolomeo Scappi, who was the cuoco segreto (private cook) to several Popes. King has taught writing, creativity, and social media at UMass Boston, Boston University, Mass College of Art, and Harvard Extension School. She often teaches classes on social media for authors at Grub Street, one of the most amazing writing communities in the country.