Abigail Clarkin

Abigail Clarkin Author Portrait
Title: Contributor
Location: Providence, Rhode Island
Education: University of Rhode Island

Abigail Clarkin is a contributing writer at Serious Eats. She was raised in a Rhode Island town in the woods, and now lives and works in Providence. Her obsession with all things food likely stemmed from trying coveted free samples during shopping trips and making banana bread with her mom while growing up. (Or perhaps that time she discovered she liked bell peppers at a family party and proceeded to demolish the crudité arrangement single-handedly.) Since then, she’s found all sorts of ways to write about cooking, baking, and dining.


  • Abigail joined the team at Book Riot in 2018 and has since then crafted interactive quizzes and written articles about all things bookish (including food featured in young adult fiction).
  • She currently works in marketing for a real estate developer in Providence, RI, where she regularly photographs food, plans events, writes articles, and creates press assets for new businesses.
  • In her free time, Abigail enjoys writing saucy poems, training for marathons, and checking out new cocktail bars with friends.



About Serious Eats

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