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Irene Sax

Biographical Note

A journalist and food writer, Irene Sax co-wrote Beard on Pasta and helped him prepare magazine articles. She became the food editor of New York Newsday, which closed in 1995, and now teaches food writing at New York University, while maintaining an active career as a freelance food writer and occasional restaurant critic.

Sax discusses her working relationship with Beard and other aspects of her career.

Access Points

Beard, James, 1903-1985
Cofacci, Gino
Cunningham, Marion
Jones, Judith, 1924 -
Kafka, Barbara
Sax, Irene
Wilson, José

Food Arts
Martha Stewart Living
New York Daily News

Authors and publishers
Cooking -- Periodicals
Food writing
Freelance writing
Manuscripts -- Editing

Interview 1, April 29, 2009

Box: Electronic Records, E-records: MSS_309.ref85.1 (Material Type: electronic records)

Scope and Content

Running time: 35 minutes

Fales Library and Special Collections
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10012