CLEVELAND, Ohio — The fifth annual Great Lakes African American Writers’ Conference will have a culinary component next month.
GLAAWC will be held in the auditorium of the Louis Stokes Wing of the Cleveland Public Library from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, September 17. Registration is required for in-person and virtual participation.
The next day, a literary brunch is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The brunch will take place on Sunday, September 18 at Landerhaven Executive Caterers, 6111 Landerhaven Dr. in Mayfield Heights.
The brunch will feature author and journalist Toni Tipton-Martin, whose latest book, Jubilee: Recipes From Two Centuries of African American Cooking, covers the stories behind 125 African American cookbook dishes.
Plus, Cleveland chef Eric Wells discusses his passion for food and what he learned cooking with his mother at a young age. Wells runs Skye LaRae’s Culinary Services, which offers instructional courses covering a variety of cuisines.
Tickets are $150 online. “The library is dedicated to supporting communities of learning, creating space at the table for all voices, and nurturing a love of literature,” Aaron Mason, the library’s director of special projects, said in a statement. Press release.
The Cleveland Public Library is located at 325 Superior Ave. E, Cleveland.
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