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In Conversation with Rien Fertel

Rien Fertel is a Louisiana-born-and-based writer, historian, and teacher who grew up washing dishes and busing tables in his family’s chain of restaurants. While earning a PhD in history, he spent four years on the road documenting barbecue for the Southern Foodways Alliance, which became the basis for his second book, The One True Barbecue. His work has appeared in dozens of print and online publications and in 2016 he was a James Beard Journalism Award Nominee. He Lives and teaches in New Orleans.

Earlier Event: September 24
Signing with Brooke Bell
Later Event: September 24
Signing with Robert Moss