Christy Potter

Author of:
"The World Was My Oyster but I Didn't Know How to Cook"

Christy Potter is an award-winning writer and journalist whose work has appeared in newspapers and magazines across the country. She has developed a large following through her blog,, which focuses on the craft of writing and showcases her work as well as interviews with well-known writers. Her most recent book is “The World Was My Oyster But I Didn’t Know How to Cook.” She is also the author of “The Shiksa’s Guide to Yiddish” and writes a regular food column under the name Ty Pott. Christy is also a runner, sculptor, environmentalist and thrift store queen. More of her work can be found on her website, You also can find her on Facebook and Twitter. She lives in Morristown, New Jersey.