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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library
515 Malcolm X Blvd, New York, New York 10037
Jessica B Harris, preeminent culinary scholar of the African Diaspora, cookbook author, and journalist, pens a memoir about a time in her life shaped by a romance with fellow college professor Sam Floyd, as well as friendships and chance encounters with cultural icons James Baldwin, Maya Angelou and Nina Simone. Harris will be in conversation with Chef Carla Hall, co-host of ABC’s popular Emmy award-winning lifestyle series The Chew Tv Show. A book book signing will follow.
This is an official Brooklyn Book Festival — Festival Day Bookends event, presented in collaboration with PEN America.
Watch on livestream: livestream.com/schomburgcenter/events/7642681