Rebecca Marks Rudy

Born and raised in New York City, Rebecca Marks Rudy now lives and writes in sunny Southern California. She holds an AB in Classics from Harvard College and an MS in Nutrition Communication from Tufts University. A lifelong competitive athlete—including tennis, rowing and triathlon—Rebecca currently trains by running, rough water swimming, and chasing after her two dynamic children (whose antics may or may not provide fodder for her work). You can read more about Rebecca and how ancient poetry, food science, and books for young readers are curiously linked at