Alice Randall is a New York Times bestselling novelist, award-winning songwriter, and an innovative food activist. Together with her daughter, Caroline Randall Williams, she coauthored the cookbook Soul Food Love: Healthy Recipes Inspired by One Hundred Years of Cooking in a Black Family. The book offers a new vision for the twenty-first-century Black kitchen with easy, affordable, and healthy meals that still honor their African American cultural and culinary heritage.
Alice Randall holds a primary appointment in African American and Diaspora Studies at Vanderbilt University with a secondary appointment in English. She is the author of several works of fiction, including The Wind Done Gone, Pushkin and the Queen of Spades, Rebel Yell, and Ada’s Rules. She is a graduate of Harvard University and received an honorary doctorate from Fisk University in 2012.
Randall will speak about her novel in progress at the What is the Urban symposium earlier in the day.
Soul Food Love: Healthy Recipes Inspired by One Hundred Years of Cooking in a Black Family With Alice Randall Monday, April 4 7 p.m. 0101 Carver Hall Free and open to the public