Writers Series Welcomes Author Ted Genoways
St. Lawrence University’s annual Writers Series will kick off its 2019-20 season with author Ted Genoways at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, in Sykes Common Room. The event is free and open to the public.
Genoways is the author of five books, including This Blessed Earth, winner of the 2018 James Beard Foundation Award for Investigative Journalism and the Stubbendieck Great Plains Distinguished Book Award; and The Chain: Farm, Factory, and the Fate of Our Food, a finalist for the 2015 James Beard Foundation Award for Writing and Literature. His other honors include a National Press Club Award, an Association of Food Journalists Award, the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism, and fellowships from the NEA and Guggenheim Foundation. A contributing editor at Mother Jones, The New Republic, and Pacific Standard, he is currently completing a book about the tequila industry and the U.S.-Mexico border during Prohibition.
The Writer Series is sponsored by St. Lawrence University’s Department of English and directed by Professor Natalia Singer. For more information, please contact the English department at 315-229-5125.