Lucretia Bingham studied writing at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York. Upon graduation, she went to Los Angeles where she made a living as a free-lance writer and photographer. Her credits include publication in Vanity Fair, Conde Nast Traveler, Travel and Leisure, and Saveur. One of her food pieces was published in an anthology of the best Food Writing in 2005. She was a frequent contributor, for many years, to both the Los Angles Times Magazine and their Travel section. Ten years ago, she moved back East to her roots and she lives and writes in a grand shingle style mansion on Long Island Sound.