Claudia is an award-winning writer and editor carving out a creative life in Minnesota. Her work has appeared in Organic Gardening and Faith & Family magazines, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and The Capital Times of Madison. She is a food columnist for the Lakes Area Review, and the West Central Tribune. She has more than a decade of experience in the publishing world, including time as a marketing manager for food co-ops, public relations manager for a liberal arts college, and directing fundraising efforts for that same college's annual fund. She is the former owner and publisher of an online news site.