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November 5, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dairy, Fringe

Literary Food Journey

Author Jennifer 8. Lee explores the globalization of Chinese food resulting from cultural interactions. Award-winning food blogger Kate Young transforms your favourite literary creations into edible, delicious food. Memoirist Miriam Lancewood spent seven years foraging and hunting for food in the wilderness of New Zealand. Hong Kong poet Belle Ling’s PhD research demonstrates the power of food to intensify the senses and inspire rapturous language. Don’t miss this chance to hear from these four authors on the connections between food and writing. The event will be moderated by Hong Kong writer and filmmaker Yvonne Yu.


A former New York Times reporter, Jenny is the author of The Fortune Cookie Chronicles, a #25 New York Times bestseller about the Americanization of Chinese food.

Dutch born Miriam Lancewood lived for 7 years with her husband in the New Zealand mountains.

Belle Ling was born and grew up in Hong Kong.

Kate Young is an award-winning food writer and cook.