Mayukh Sen

Mayukh Sen is the author of Taste Makers: Seven Immigrant Women Who Revolutionized Food in America (W.W. Norton & Company), named an NPR best book of 2021 and one of the Wall Street Journal’s favorite books of 2021. His second book, a biography of the Indian-born Old Hollywood actress Merle Oberon, will be published by Norton in 2025. He has won a James Beard Award and IACP Award for his food writing, and his work has been anthologized in three editions of The Best American Food Writing. He teaches at Columbia University’s Creative Writing program and lives in Brooklyn.

Mayukh Sen

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