The Writing Program and the Food Studies Department at The New School 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.
Henry Alford is the author of a humor collection, Municipal Bondage: One Man's Anxiety-Producing Adventures on the Big City, and of an account of his misadventures in the acting trade, Big Kiss: One Actor's Desperate Attempt to Claw His Way to the Top, which won a Thurber Prize. He contributes to Vanity Fair, the New York Times, and the New Yorker.
Dan Barber is the co-owner and executive chef of Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns, and the author of the forthcoming book, The Third Plate (May 2014, The Penguin Press). His opinions on food and agricultural policy have appeared in the New York Times, along with many other publications.
Amanda Hesser is food editor of the New York Times Magazine and also the author of Cooking for Mr. Latte and The Cook and the Gardner.
Luis Jaramillo is the associate chair of the Writing Program at The New School.
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.