Lily Kelting as an assistant professor of Literary and Cultural Studies at Flame University, a new liberal arts college in Pune, India. She is currently writing an academic book about the revival of heritage foods around the world, interweaving examples from the U.S. South, Nordic region, and Western India. Sections of this research can be found in Food, Culture and Society, Southern Quarterly, and Paragrana. She holds a Ph.D. in Theater and Performance Studies from the University of California, San Diego, and also publishes on contemporary European performance. She is a former and sometimes current theater critic, magazine editor, radio journalist, dramaturg, and freelance writer. If you hear screaming in the background, it's probably one of her tiny twins.