Writing in the Kitchen: Essays on Southern Literature and Foodways

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$72.00
Publisher
University Press of Mississippi
Publish Date
Pages
224
Dimensions
6.0 X 9.0 X 0.75 inches | 1.21 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781628460230

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About the Author

David A. Davis is director of fellowships and scholarships, associate professor of English, and associate director of the Spencer B. King, Jr. Center for Southern Studies at Mercer University. He is coeditor, with Tara Powell, of Writing in the Kitchen: Essays on Southern Literature and Foodways, published by University Press of Mississippi.
Tara Powell is associate professor of English at the University of South Carolina.
Jessica B. Harris holds a PhD from NYU and taught English at Queens College for more than thirty years. She lectures internationally. She is the author of High on the Hog, which inspired the hit 2021 Netflix show of the same name. She is also the author of a memoir, My Soul Looks Back, as well as twelve cookbooks. Her articles have appeared in Vogue, Food & Wine, Essence, and The New Yorker, among other publications. She has made numerous television and radio appearances and has been profiled in The New York Times. Considered one of the preeminent scholars of the food of the African Diaspora, Harris has been inducted into the James Beard Who's Who in Food and Beverage in America, she received the James Beard Lifetime Achievement Award in 2020, and an Augie Award from the Culinary Institute of America in 2022. She also received an honorary doctorate from Johnson & Wales University and recently helped the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture to conceptualize its cafeteria.