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Wednesday
18
APR

Michael W. Twitty Author Event

19:00
20:45
A Room of One's Own Bookstore
Event organized by A Room of One's Own Bookstore

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The UW-Madison Multicultural Student Center is bringing Michael Twitty, author of The Cooking Gene, to campus for a FREE, public reading, Q&A, and book signing! Join us at the MSC (2nd floor of the Red Gym) for the event! A Room of One's Own will be there with bells on selling books!

Join us as we welcome Michael W. Twitty as our social justice speaker. Michael W. Twitty is a culinary historian and food writer from the Washington D.C. area. He blogs at Afroculinaria.com. He’s appeared on Bizarre Foods America with Andrew Zimmern, Many Rivers to Cross with Dr. Henry Louis Gates, and has lectured to over 300 groups. He has served as a judge for the James Beard Awards and is a fellow with the Southern Foodways Alliance and TED and the first Revolutionary in Residence at The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Southern Living named Twitty, one of "Fifty People Changing the South.” HarperCollins released Twitty’s book, The Cooking Gene, in 2017, tracing his ancestry through from Africa to America and from slavery to freedom, a finalist for The Kirkus Prize.