Leslie Pariseau is a writer and editor living in Brooklyn. She's the former special projects editor at Saveur, and a founding and former deputy editor of PUNCH, an award-winning publication about drinking culture (in collaboration with Penguin-Random House/Ten Speed Press). A Forbes "30 Under 30," member, she's written for The New York Times, Slate, Vanity Fair, AFAR, GQ, and Vulture among others. Leslie is the co-author of SPRITZ (James Beard Award nominee, 2017; Ten Speed Press) and is earning her MFA in fiction at Hunter College. She is at work on a novel.