The VOICES Reading Series welcomes the writers of Books that Cook.
Jennifer Cognard-Black and Melissa A. Goldthwaite are co-editors of the prize winning collection “Books that Cook: The Making of a Literary Meal.” Cognard-Black is professor of English at St. Mary’s College of Maryland, where she teaches creative writing, women’s literature and the novel. The author of “Narrative in the Professional Age” as well as the co-editor of “Kindred Hands: Letters on Writing and Advancing Rhetoric,” Cognard-Black also publishes short fiction under the pseudonym J. Annie MacLeod.
Goldthwaite is professor of English at Saint Joseph’s University, where she teaches writing. Her books include “The Norton Reader,” “The St. Martin’s Guide to Teaching Writing,” “The Norton Pocket Book of Writing by Students,” and “Surveying the Literary Landscapes of Terry Tempest Williams.”
Contributors will include author and blogger Tenaya Darlington, writer and photographer Howard Dinin, writer and editor Caroline M. Grant, poet April Linder, and St. Mary’s professor emeritus and former Poet Laureate of Maryland Michael S. Glaser.