Jan Peregrine has been an author of poetry, novels, and a memoir, all available on amazon.com. One novel, DR. FREUDINE IS IN, was inspired by her reviews of books and movies on the now-defunct epinions.com where she was a Top Reviewer for about 14 years. She has a Masters of Pastoral Studies from Loyola University-Chicago, but grew up in rural Nebraska and no longer is religious. She has enjoyed being a humanist, a healthy vegan, a satiricist, and amateur chef for a dozen years . Her story with great food includes her experience with partial spinal cord injury.