May Wilkerson

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Location
Los Angeles, CA
School
McGill University
Expertise
Baking, Grocery Shopping Hacks And Trends, Food History And Culture
  • May recently worked as an editor at the website Sporked where she discovered a love of writing about food history and culture.
  • She regularly distributes free meals and her homemade baked goods in LA as a volunteer with the Hollywood Food Coalition.
  • May is a former standup comic who performed in clubs all over the country, often mining her obsession with snacking and desserts for material.

Experience

May Wilkerson is an LA-based writer and editor with over a decade of editorial experience. She is the former managing editor of the humor website Someecards, and her bylines have appeared in the Huffington Post, Salon, Upworthy, Sporked, Alternet, and Refinery29. She began her writing career in mental health journalism and worked as an editor at TheFix and other websites serving the addiction recovery community. She spends most of her free time baking, perusing the snack aisle at Trader Joe's, and watching reruns of the Great British Baking Show (she dreams of one day applying to be a contestant).

Education

May has a bachelor's degree in English/cultural studies from McGill University, where she minored in world religions.
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