Thursday, November 18


FoodBlogSouth, regional food blogging conference, will be held on January 22 in Birmingham, AL.

The day-long conference has a line-up of speakers including:
*Kim Severson, columnist for NY Times and author of Spoon Fed: How Eight Cooks Saved My Life, will teach food writing
*Ashley Hall--SFA blogger--will sit on a panel discussion on blogging about Southern seafood after the Deepwater Horizon explosion
*John-Bryan Hopkins, a.k.a. the "Foodimentary" guy, will share how to make the most of social media
*Southern Living food photographer, Jennifer Davick, and sylist, Marion Cooper Cairns, will host a session on how to take great food photos
*Christy Jordan, blogger and author of just-released cookbook, Southern Plate, will share secrets to marketing your blog
*and many more!

Registration is $135. If you register in November, you get $15 off. Register at

All proceeds will support Desert Island Supply Company (DISCO), a new non-profit writing center for children in Birmingham.