There may be no more appropriate guest for Eat Your Words than Celia Sack of Omnivore Books. Omnivore Books is a store and shop featuring new, antiquarian, and collectible books on food and drink. Omnivore connects the past to the present by offering centuries of knowledge on growing, raising, and cooking food. They offer everything from 19th Century agricultural guides to how to start a kitchen garden in a 21st Century apartment. They also host numerous events featuring chefs and authors talking about their passions. Tune in as guest host Briana Kurtz chats with Celia about the mission of Omnivore, their collection and some of her favorite food books. This program was brought to you by Rolling Press.
“It’s been a real challenge figuring out how to sell books in this digital era.” [05:00]
“I’m constantly trying to groom new collectors. One of the best parts of this job is trying to sell books to chefs that really appreciate them.” [12:00]
“Blogs have helped a lot of authors get published. Publishers are looking for people that already have a platform and following.” [17:00]
–Celia Sack on Eat Your Words