I'm honored to be reading, along with Claire Dederer and Erica Bauermeister, at Elliott Bay Bookstore's Seattle debut of the new Hedgebrook Cookbook: Celebrating Radical Hospitality on December 10th. I was honored to write one the essays, along with other former residents at this Whidbey Island Women Writers' Retreat, on the pleasures of eating at Hedgebrook's Farmhouse Table.
Chefs Denise Barr and Julie Rosten will be there, food treats will be served - please come join the party. Doors open at 6:30 and the event starts at 7:00 p.m. I hope to see you there -
Here's the press release: Radical hospitality inspires the work of women writers from around the world at Hedgebrook, Whidbey Island's famed retreat for women writers. With the release of the Hedgebrook Cookbook: Celebrating Radical Hospitality (SheWrites) chefs/authors Denise Barr and Julie Rosten offer creative nourishment from Hedgebrook's Farmhouse kitchen, with over ninety recipes and original writings from notable Hedgebrook alumnae. We’re glad to help celebrate Hedgebrook's 25th anniversary with this Cookbook release party, which will include readings by Hedgebrook alumnae and cookbook contributors Erica Bauermeister, Claire Dederer and Valerie Easton, Executive Director and alumna Amy Wheeler and Hedgebrook's chefs/authors Denise Barr and Julie Rosten. Come early and sample delicious offerings from the cookbook. More about Hedgebrook at Hedgbrook.org.