Margaret Agnew

Birmingham, AL USA
Website: http://

Professional Experience

I'm your go-to-expert on the world of food, Southern lifestyles, traveling, decorating, and home repair! You will be getting an experienced author, food writer, recipe developer, food stylist, and humor writer, plus I usually complete assignments ahead of deadline! Let me write copy and blurbs, sell a new product, or research and put together an entire book. You dream it, and I'll make it happen promptly and efficiently!


Book Author
30 Years
30 Years
Other, Specify
30 Years


30 Years
30 Years
Other, Specify
11 Years


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
30 Years
Book Publishing Consumer
30 Years
Marketing (firm) - Small to mid-sized corp. cl
11 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

30 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Parragon Inc. (1-2), Oxmoor House Publishing (3-5), TransAir Airlines (1-2), Victoria Magazine (1-2), Better Homes & Gardens Books (1-2), Viking Studio Books (1-2)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Hodges & Assoc. Public Relations (1-2), Meredith Corporation (1-2), DGI Investments (1-2)

Other Work History

Senior Food Editor Oxmoor House Publishing Associate Food Editor Southern Living Magazine Marketing Specialist Florida Dept. of Agriculture

Computer Skills

Word, Excel, Windows


Food Styling & Food Photography Digital Camera for Scenic Location Photography


References available upon request


Centennial Laureate Award from College of Human Sciences at Florida State University



Authored book is a comprehensive review of great Southern food that is too wonderful to forget! This collection of inspiring and authentic recipes allows you to bring Southern flavors into your own home and to pass them from one generation to the next.
For the Mushroom and the Hunter: Article requested byTransAir inflight magazine. Lead: A MUSHROOM HUNT CAN YIELD TASTY RESULTS AS LONG AS YOU'RE NOT AFRAID TO DO A LITTLE DIGGING
A complete food dictionary from A to Z. Wrote all copy and tips for book.
Co-authored humor book directed to single women looking for a husband. Contains advice and recipes to land the perfect man.
Authored cookbook contains simple approach to cooking in the microwave oven. Over 150 color photos and 400 recipes.
Authored book reflects Southern cooking and Southern lifestyle. More than 200 tested recipes organized by season. Each season features menus. Book is filled with beautiful 4-color photos, some taken by M. Agnew.
FRESH AND SIMPLE 5 O'CLOCK GRILL. Wrote blurbs and tips.
Authored book offers advice on how to entertain from selecting recipes, planning menus, decorating, and presentation. Contains 27 complete menus with color photos and wine selections.
CHRISTMAS WITH SOUTHERN LIVING. Wrote copy and developed recipes and preparation game plan.