Kaitlyn Goalen is a writer, editor and cook. She is the editor and co-founder of Short Stack Editions, a series of single-subject, digest-size cookbooks. Previously, she was the editor of the National and Top Shelf editions of TastingTable.com, and she has contributed to such publications as Food & Wine, Garden & Gun, Wall Street Journal, and Southern Living. She has co-written several cookbooks, including The Craft Cocktail Party with New York bartender Julie Reiner (2015, Grand Central Life & Style), Poole's: Recipes & Stories from a Modern Diner with chef Ashley Christensen (2016, Ten Speed Press) and The Short Stack Cookbook with Nick Fauchald (2016, Abrams). She lives in Raleigh, N.C.