GRLSQUASH x Grub Street

3 Indie Mags Showcase New Voices in Food Writing

By Nikita Richardson



Founders: Madison Trapkin and Jess Graham
Subject: A food and art publication for the woke-millennial set

Madison Trapkin always aspired to write for major food magazines. As an undergraduate, she studied anthropology and then moved to Boston to attend graduate school, earning a master’s degree in gastronomy. But, living in Boston, Trapkin felt too far removed from New York–centric food outlets.

So she decided to start her own publication, founding Grlsquash — a biannual magazine for and by womxn — in 2018. “I found that being a publisher,” Trapkin says, “and being the editor-in-chief is way more rewarding than it is to see my name on that page…(read more here)

Madison Trapkin