Susan Semenak is a journalist at The Gazette, Montreal's English-language daily, where she writes about food, design and social trends. Her writing and food styling also appear in Organic Gardening Magazine and on CTV television. She is also the author of Market Chronicles: Recipes & Stories from Montreal's Marché Jean-Talon (Editions Cardinal 2011), which features her stories, recipes and illustrations. It won numerous awards, including the International Association of Culinary Professionals' Judge's Award and the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards' prize in the local cuisine category. Away from work, you'll find her in the mosaic studio or the garden.