Karen Burns-Booth

Karen Burns-Booth (@KarenBurnsBoothis creative freelance food writer and blogger with a passion for local and seasonal produce. Her love of seasonal food and recipes stems from her early childhood whilst observing her grandmother and mother’s cookery skills, both in rural Northumberland and whilst living overseas in South Africa and Hong Kong. She is widely travelled and has embraced all manner of foods, cookery techniques, cultures and traditions, all of which are beautifully portrayed in her writing style and atmospheric photos.

She was a regular contributor in Country Kitchen magazine, as well as numerous other British and European publications and newspapers. She is also a regular contributor to on-line food, travel and tourism websites and has several recipes in print in compilation cookbooks. She is currently working on a Historical British Cookbook and has already published a regional cookbook in conjunction with Hereford Cathedral, as well as appearing on local radio and television.

Karen Burns-Booth is speaking at #FBC5 about “How To Get Published In Magazines” with Ren Behan of Fabulicious Food and a magazine editor soon to be announced.

While blogging is a great way to get your name out there, for a lot of bloggers getting recognition in print is the holy grail. This panel will cover how best to pitch to magazines, optimising your chances of getting published, whether it be complying with editorial frameworks, finding that perfect pitch or how to create that special recipe the editor is looking for.

In audience with a prominent editor, Karen Booth and Ren Behan will give you the inside scoop into the alluring world of magazine publishing, offering aspiring food bloggers and writing advice on how to make the transition from online to print!



  1. #FBC5 A Recap of Celebrations - Food Blogger Connect - July 30, 2013

    […] among the diverse audience with Aoife Cox of The Daily Spud, Ren Behan of Fabulicious Food, Karen Burns-Booth of Lavender and Lovage, Regula Ysewijn from Miss Food Wise providing inspiration for fellow food bloggers to ‘feed […]

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