Find writing inspiration from the objects in your life with UW Professor and celebrated author Anita Verna Crofts. An active, one-day interactive writing workshop on the Gig Harbor waterfront Anita Verna Crofts is on faculty at the Department of Communication at the University of Washington. Her 2016 memoir published by Chin Music Press, Meet Me at the Bamboo Table, showcased a combination of prose, illustration, and photography. Crofts’ writings on food have been published in Gastronomica, Saveur, and the four-volume set, Food Cultures of the World Encyclopedia. She curates the blog Pepper for the Beast which covers everything from breakfast in war zones to best practices for pie transportation.