Born in Paris, not the French one but Tennessee, Candice Baxter tells the truth like it is. Her work has been published in the Missouri Review, South Carolina Review, Memphis Parent, and others. She earned her BS in Business and MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the University of Memphis where she taught writing and served on staff for The Pinch. For six years, Baxter taught English composition at a culinary school. She currently freelances on food and family while crafting her full-length debut Fly Away Bird: Memoir of Launching a Fearless Daughter.