Lucretia Bingham studied writing at Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, New York. Upon graduation, she went to Los Angeles where she made a living as a free-lance travel writer and photographer. Her credits include publication in Vanity Fair, Conde Nast Traveler, Travel and Leisure, Islands, Smithsonian and Saveur. One of her food pieces was published in an anthology of the best Food Writing in 2005. She was a frequent contributor, for many years, to both the Los Angeles Times Magazine and their Travel section. Fifteen years ago, she moved back East to her roots where she now lives with her beloved husband Jim in a grand shingle style house on Long Island Sound.