Published on May 15, 2015
Diana Abu-Jaber, author of four novels Arabian Jazz, Crescent, Origin, and Birds of Paradise; as well as a memoir The Language of Baklava. Abu-Jaber was a keynote author in “Our Daily Bread: Women’s Stories of Food and Resilience,” the 4th Annual CSWS Northwest Women Writer’s Symposium, held May 7th to 9th, […]
[ May 9, 2015; 9:30 am to 5:00 pm. ] Eugene Public Library
100 W. 10th St. (10th and Olive)
For a full listing of panels, workshops and other events, go to: http://csws.uoregon.edu/events-2/2014-nwws/csws-northwest-women-writers-symposium-2015/
The fourth annual CSWS Northwest Women Writers Symposium “Our Daily Bread: Women’s Stories of Food and Resilience,” will be held Thursday May 7, 2015, through Saturday May 9, 2015. Diana Abu-Jaber (Crescent; The Language […]
[ May 7, 2015; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] [caption id="attachment_19883" align="alignright" width="176"] Diana Abu-Jaber / photo by Scott Eason[/caption]
Eugene Public Library
100 W. 10th St.
Eugene, OR 97401
Radio interview with KLCC, May 7: http://klcc.org/post/womens-stories-food-and-resilience-diana-abu-jaber
Radio interview with Jefferson Public Radio, May 6: http://ijpr.org/post/diana-abu-jaber-large
“Food is such a great human connector; it’s so intimate. And Middle Eastern food, when it’s done well, is amazing. I thought…let the food […]
[ May 8, 2015; 2:30 pm to 4:15 pm. ] UO Knight Library
1501 Kincaid St.
“Diana Abu-Jaber’s vibrant, humorous memoir weaves together stories of being raised by a food-obsessed Jordanian father with talks of Lake Ontario cookouts and feasts under Bedouin tents in the desert. These sensuously evoked meals, complete with recipes, in turn illuminate the two cultures of Diana’s childhood—American and Jordanian—while helping to […]