2018 Fall Symposium Bibliography
Reading Food: From Menus to Soap Operas to Novels


Beasley, Sandra. Count the Waves, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc, 2015.

Beasley, Sandra, editor. Vinegar & Char: Verse from the Southern Foodways Alliance, The University of Georgia Press, 2018.

Boyd, Valerie. Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston, Scribner, 2004.

Fehribach, Paul. The Big Jones Cookbook, The University of Chicago Press, 2015.

Fennelly, Beth Ann. Heating & Cooling, W. W. Norton & Company, Inc, 2017.

Ferris, Marcie Cohen. The Edible South: The Power of Food and the Making of an American Region, The University of North Carolina Press, 2014.

Hannaham, James. Delicious Foods, Little, Brown and Company, 2015.

Harriell, Derrick. Stripper in Wonderland, LSU Press, 2017.

Howard, Ravi. Driving the King, HarperCollins, 2015.

Hunter, Marcus Anthony, and Zandria Robinson. Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life, University of California Press, 2018.

Kenan, Randall, editor. The Carolina Table: North Carolina Writers on Food, Eno Publishers, 2016.

Kenan, Randall. The Fire This Time, Melville House, 2007.

Ruthnum, Naben. Curry: Eating, Reading, and Race, Coach House Books, 2017.

Truong, Monique. The Sweetest Fruits, Viking Press, 2019.

Walter, Eugene and Katherine Clark. Milking the Moon, Untreed Reads, 2014.

White, Monica M. Freedom Farmers: Agricultural Resistance and the Black Freedom Movement, The University of North Carolina Press, 2018.

Wilkerson, Jessica. To Live Here, You Have to Fight: How Women Led Appalachian Movements for Social Justice, University of Illinois Press, 2019.

Young, Kevin. Brown, Penguin Random House, 2018.

Zhang, Mei. Travels Through Dali: with a leg of ham, Penguin Australia, 2016.


Bailey, Mashama. “The Mentor I Never Met.” Cherry Bombe, July 2018.

Balter, Emma. “Sommelier Talk: Andy Chabot’s Wine Oasis in Moonshine Country.” Wine Spectator, 15 July 2016.

Endolyn, Osayi. “Mixed History.” Gravy, Summer 2018.

Frías, Carlos. “There’s a New Reason to Drive to Palm Beach for Dinner.” Miami Herald, 6 September 2016.

Hardaway, Mary Scott. “Life Raft Treats Is Popping Up All Over Charleston with Cool, Nostalgia-Inducing Ice Cream.” Charleston City Paper.

Kessler, John. “AJC Food Writer John Kessler Looks Back at 18 Years.” AJC.com, 30 July 2015.  

Kessler, John. “Pimento Cheese in a Parka.” Gravy, Summer 2016.

Martin, Brett. “Nina Compton: Hare Apparent in New Orleans.” Garden & Gun, December 2017/January 2018.

Price, Todd A. “Meet Kelly Fields, the James Beard-Nominated Pastry Chef of Willa Jean.” NOLA.com, 28 April 2017.

Reese, Ashanté M. “The Roots of Food Inequalities.” Gravy, Winter 2016.

Simpkins, John. “Praise Wine.” Cornbread Nation 5: The Best of Southern Food Writing, UGA Press, 2010.


Ghost of a Dream [Lauren Was and Adam Eckstrom]

Paul Burch


Yes Ma’am


Andrea Reusing and Miguel Torres. SFA Oral History Project. 7 September 2011.

Bill on Bill. University of Mississippi Center for the Study of Southern Culture documentary featuring Bill Griffiths and Rowan Oak, 2016.

Cutting Chai. Chai Pani culinary documentary featuring Meherwan Irani and Friends, 2015.

Eat or We Both Starve. SFA film profiling Lynn and Debbie Hewlett of Taylor Grocery.

Ghost of a Dream. SFA film profiling Lauren Was and Adam Eckstrom, 2018.

Mashama Bailey Takes the Bus Station. SFA film profiling Chef Mashama Bailey of The Grey.

Morsels. Culinary series featuring Dan Latham.

Queen Sugar. OWN television series by Ava DuVernay, Oprah Winfrey and Monica Macer, 2016.

“William Faulkner’s Home Illustrates His Impact on the South.” NPR, 13 February 2017.