Are you interested in what you might eat during your Peace Corps service? Did you already serve in Peace Corps and love a certain dish from your host country?
Whether you are considering Peace Corps service, are in the application process, or have already served, this event is for you! Friends and family are welcome.
Come to this event to share some food from around the world and hear more about the Peace Corps experience.
Peace Corps Potluck
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Special Guest Speaker: Bonnie Lee Black, (Gabon 1996-98)
author of How To Cook a Crocodile: A Memoir with Recipes
New York Regional Office
Varick and Houston Street
* RPCVs: Please bring a dish from your host country to share!
If you want to attend, email Lisa Reitmeier at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Bonnie Lee Black joined the Peace Corps at the age of fifty, after having been a writer/editor and chef/caterer in New York City for many years. She served in Gabon, Central Africa, as a Health and Nutrition Volunteer from 1996-98. Bonnie is the author of the memoir Somewhere Child, published by Viking Press in 1981. She has since written two memoirs about her recent work in Africa: How to Cook a Crocodile, and Patchwork: A Memoir of Mali. An honors graduate of Columbia University in New York, Bonnie also holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Antioch University in Los Angeles. She now teaches English and Creative Nonfiction writing at the University of New Mexico in Taos.