About Alice Lowe

San Diego freelance writer Alice Lowe has published creative nonfiction in Hobart and Eclectica and Foliate Oak. She reviews books and writes essays for the International Virginia Woolf Society, including a 2010 monograph, "Beyond the Icon: Virginia Woolf in Contemporary Fiction."

Five Stars: An Adventure in Amatory Dining

Our guest judge, Janice Eidus, wrote of Alice’s essay: “I admire how the writer uses food as a romantic metaphor in such an original way. Also, the ending is truly an ‘inevitable surprise.’” This week, we share Alice Lowe’s finished essay, followed by an excerpt from the original draft she entered, with my responses. Alice … Continue reading

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