Janet K. Keeler is a journalism instructor and coordinator of the Graduate Food Writing and Photography Certificate Program at University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP). Keeler is a 35-year daily newspaper veteran with 15 years as the food editor at the Tampa Bay Times. Her cookbook Cookielicious: 150 Recipes to Bake & Share was published in 2010. She has taught beginning journalism and food writing/photography courses at USFSP since 2011, first as an adjunct, then a visiting professor and now as a fulltime instructor. She is the cookbook commentator for The Zest podcast on WUSF Public Media and is a judge for the annual James Beard Foundation journalism awards. Keeler is a doctoral candidate in Education Program Development at the University of South Florida, Tampa, and her research emphasis is on what university students learn when they study food writing. Janet K. Keeler can be reached at