About the Author
Alanna Peterson was born in the snowy Rockies, grew up in the sunny desert, and now lives in the misty Pacific Northwest.
During college, she sequenced DNA and grew bacterial cultures for her undergraduate research on plant pathogens. In graduate school, she wrote her thesis on the association between dietary patterns and immune function.
She currently spends her days collecting data for research studies, writing fiction, organizing for food justice, learning to speak Persian, tending a garden and a family, and chopping vegetables.