Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher, master food writer, worked with many American food celebrities, including Julia Child, James Beard, and Alice Waters. In the year of the centennial of her birth, a panel of distinguished guests celebrate her life. Panelists include Amanda Hesser, editor, New York Times and author of the foreword to M.F.K. Fisher Among the Pots and Pans: Celebrating Her Kitchens; Judith Jones, author of The Tenth Muse: My Life in Food; Joan Reardon, author of M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, and Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table; Poet of the Appetites: The Lives and Loves of M.F.K. Fisher, and M.F.K. Fisher Among the Pots and Pans: Celebrating Her Kitchens; and Kennedy Golden, Associate Dean, Mills College, and the daughter of M.F.K. Fisher. Andrew F. Smith, editor of the Oxford Companion to American Food and Drink, moderates. This event was held at The New School.
Posted: September 22nd, 2008
M.F.K. Fisher: Poet of the Appetites