Sara Franklin

Sara B. Franklin, PhD, is a writer and professor at New York University’s Gallatin School for Individualized Study, where she teaches courses on food, oral history, embodied culture, and nonfiction writing. She is the author of The Editor: How Publishing Legend Judith Jones Shaped Culture in America (Atria Books, 2024), editor of the acclaimed 2018 anthology Edna Lewis: At the Table with an American Original, coauthor of the James Beard Award–nominated The Phoenicia Diner Cookbook, and the recipient of a Public Scholars fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities. Her work has appeared in publications including the New York Times, the Washington Post, Literary Hub, The Nation, and Travel + Leisure. She lives with her twin children in Kingston, New York.