Jessica B. Harris

Jessica B. Harris is one of a handful of African Americans who have achieved prominence in the culinary world. She holds a PhD from NYU, teaches English at Queens College, and lectures internationally. 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, received an honorary doctorate from Johnson & Wales University, holds awards from sources too numerous to note, and recently helped the Smithsonian Museum of African American History and Culture to conceptualize its cafeteria.

Books by this Author

My Soul Looks Back
Beyond Gumbo
The Africa Cookbook
Iron Pots & Wooden Spoons
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Author Appearances

STRAND BOOKSTORE
Conversation, Q&A, Signing
Award-winning writer and food scholar Jessica B. Harris will discuss her memoir MY SOUL LOOKS BACK with Francis Lam, host of The Splendid Table.
828 Broadway
fl 3
New York, NY 10003
MAY 9
MUSEUM OF FOOD AND DRINK
Details TK
62 Bayard Street
Brooklyn, NY 11222
MAY 18
LEMURIA BOOKS
Talk, Q&A, Signing
202 Banner Hall
4465 I-55 North
Jackson, MS 39206
MAY 30
GARDEN DISTRICT BOOKS
Talk, Q&A, Signing
2727 Prytania Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
JUN 1

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