Photo: Joyce Lock with an eye on the red carpet at the 2009 James Beard Foundation Awards, New York City.
Joyce Lock is the author of Foodie Fight: A Trivia Game for Serious Food Lovers, Wine Wars: A Trivia Game for Wine Geeks and Wannabes (published in French as Le Quiz du Caviste) and Foodie Fight Rematch.
The wish for a trivia game about food and wine became her grad school thesis project and later her bestselling games. Joyce earned her master's degree in gastronomy at Boston University where she also received certificates in wine and spirits and the culinary arts.
Joyce lives in Des Moines and Chicago.