Kim Fay - LOVE & SAFFRON

Kim Fay - LOVE & SAFFRON

Kim and I discuss Love & Saffron, her personal inspiration for the book, drafting an epistolary novel, writing letters on a typewriter, capturing the way food brings people together, how working at a bookstore impacted her writing. and much more.


Kim and I discuss Love & Saffron, her personal inspiration for the book, drafting an epistolary novel, writing letters on a typewriter, capturing the way food brings people together, how working at a bookstore impacted her writing. and much more.

Kim’s recommended reads are:

  1. The Overstory by Richard Powers
  2. The Wedding by Dorothy West
  3. Happy All the Time by Laurie Colwin

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Kim Fay

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Born in Seattle and raised throughout the Pacific Northwest, Kim Fay lived in Vietnam for four years and still travels to Southeast Asia frequently. A former bookseller, she is the author of Communion: A Culinary Journey Through Vietnam, winner of the World Gourmand Cookbook Awards’ Best Asian Cuisine Book in the United States, and The Map of Lost Memories, an Edgar Award finalist for Best First Novel. She is also the creator/editor of a series of guidebooks on Southeast Asia. Fay now lives in Los Angeles.