Wednesday, July 14, 2010

Artist #14: Dynise Balcavage

Dynise Balcavage, author of The Urban Vegan (Globe Pequot/Three Forks) has been cooking since age 7 and writing professionally for 17 years. She has written 11 books for young readers and has written numerous published articles. Dynise’s blog, Urban Vegan (, details life as a city vegan and features recipes, news, and observations. She is currently working on her second cookbook. Dynise earned a BFA in visual arts from Kutztown University and an MA in English from Arcadia University. She has taught writing in several Philadelphia venues. Living in Philadelphia, she volunteers at Philly PAWS (Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society.). She is also active in several animal rights and human rights organizations.


  1. We love her vegan cookbood and what she is doing in our local community!