Welcome Naomi Tomky, new editor of My Mercer Island

February 1, 2022 | by Erin Sirianni

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We’re thrilled to welcome Naomi Tomky as My Mercer Island’s new editor. Tomky has been a long-time writer for this publication – most recently, she had the scoop on the upcoming opening of Vivienne’s Bistro on Mercer Island.

Tomky is now managing the My MI editorial calendar and building a team of talented writers. We have more exciting stories in the works, and we look forward to keeping you updated on local business news, events, activities, resources, and much more.

As always, we welcome your comments and feedback, community insights, news tips, story ideas, and great photos from around the island. Get in touch with Tomky at [email protected]

Get to know Naomi

Award-winning writer Naomi Tomky is the author of The Pacific Northwest Seafood Cookbook and writes for publications including Travel + Leisure, The New York Times, Food & Wine, and the Seattle PI. She has contributed to various guides, guidebooks, and cookbooks and specializes in writing about food, travel, the Pacific Northwest, Seafood, and Mexico City.

She won a Lowell Thomas Award for Culinary Travel Writing in 2019, the Association of Food Journalists “Best Food and Travel Writing” award for 2016 and was a nominee for a 2017 writing award from the International Association of Culinary Professionals. Her writing was selected in the 2017 edition of the Best Food Writing anthology.

When not writing, Naomi spends time at home with her husband and two daughters, coaching ski racing, and walking her cockapoo, Ezra.