Julie Mautner is a freelance journalist working in the U.S. and Provence, France. She was a founding editor of Food Arts Magazine in New York and was executive editor for ten years. Since she resigned in 1998 to freelance, her articles have appeared in/on NYTimes.com, TheAtlantic.com, Travel & Leisure, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine, Epicurious.com, Conde Nast Traveller UK, New York and elsewhere. Julie’s first book, The Food Network South Beach Wine & Food Festival Cookbook (co-authored with Lee Schrager) was published by Clarkson Potter in November 2010. Julie produces a popular blog about France called ProvencePost.com.