Food Writing Forum: Eat, Memory with Amanda Hesser, Henry Alford, Dan Barber and Alex Prud'homme

6:30 p.m.

The Writing Program and the Food Studies Department host a reading featuring contributors to the anthology Eat, Memory. The anthology is a collection of food-inspired recollections edited by Amanda Hesser, food editor of the New York Times Magazine. Other participants include Henry Alford, Dan Barber, and Alex Prud'homme. Amanda Hesser is also the author of Cooking for Mr. Latte and The Cook and the Gardner. Henry Alford is the author of How to Live: A Search for the Wisdom of Old People (While They Are Still on this Earth). Dan Barber is the executive chef and co-owner of Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns. He has written for the New York Times, Gourmet and Food and Wine Magazine. Barber is the creative director and board member of the Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, and serves on the advisory board of Harvard Medical School's Center for Health and the Global Environment. Alex Prud’homme has written for Business Month, Time, and People. His book My Life in France, written with Julia Child, is in part the basis for the film Julie and Julia, scheduled for release in the summer of 2009. Prud’homme is now writing a book about fresh water, to be published by Scribner (Simon & Schuster) in the fall of 2009.  Moderated by Luis Jaramillo, associate chair, the Writing Program.

Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang Building, 65 West 11th Street, 5th floor (enter at 66 West 12th Street)

$5; free to all students and New School faculty, staff, and alumni with ID

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