About the author

Sheherezade of Weird • Pseudo Food Xpert
Third-Rate Goddess • Pretentious Socialite

Headshot of Kathy Biehl.
Kathy Biehl, author of Eat, Drink & Be Wary
Photo: Suzanne Savoy

Since childhood, Kathy Biehl has scribbled down observations of human behavior and attempted to make sense of it. She gave up writing fiction long ago. A decades-long contributor to mainstream periodicals, Kathy gained national underground renown in the 1990s as the publisher, Editrix, and main voice of the social commentary zine Ladies’ Fetish & Taboo Society Compendium of Urban Anthropology.

She has co-authored or contributed to guides on legal Internet research, dining, and personal empowerment. Her anthology Eat, Drink & Be Wary: Cautionary Tales was shortlisted for the 2022 Eric Hoffer Award Grand Prize. Her writing has also won awards from the Association of Food Journalists, Houston Press Club, and Texas Bar Journal.