Martha Hopkins is an author, book packager, and agent who has worked on scores of titles, most of them cookbooks.
Her most favourite was her first: InterCourses: an aphrodisiac cookbook, which she produced with her best friend and business partner, Randall Lockridge.
The book has sold more than 325,000 copies in the US and Canada, with foreign rights to the UK, Australia, and Germany.
Their firm, Terrace Partners, provides book development and corporate marketing and design, working leading publishers and clients such as Clarkson Potter, Disney, and Patrón Liquor. Martha lives in Austin, TX, with her husband, John.