Jen Karetnick is a Miami-based writer, poet, dining critic, and educator. She is the author or coauthor of sixteen books, including the award-winning cookbook Mango and The 500 Hidden Secrets of Miami. Her latest book of poetry, The Treasures That Prevail, was a finalist for the Poetry Society of Virginia Book Prize. She is co-founder/co-editor of the literary journal, SWWIM Every Day. Her freelance work has appeared in various outlets including TheAtlantic.com, GoodHousekeeping.com, Guernica, Miami Herald, Southern Living, Today.com, and USA Today. Find her on Twitter @Kavetchnik and on Instagram and Facebook @JenKaretnick.
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