Join author and food historian, Kat Robinson, for a discussion of her latest book, "The Great Arkansas Pie Book". A pie tasting of selected recipes from her book will also be available to attendees during the discussion.
Books will be available for sale and signing following the event.
About Kat Robinson:
Kat Robinson is Arkansas’s food historian and most enthusiastic road warrior. The Little Rock-based travel writer is the host of the Emmy-nominated documentary "Make Room For Pie; A Delicious Slice of The Natural State" and a committee member for the Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. The author of "101 Things To Eat in Arkansas Before You Die", "102 More Things to Eat in Arkansas Before You Die" and "Arkansas Food: The A to Z of Eating in The Natural State", Kat has also compiled the comprehensive travel guide for pie lovers, "Another Slice of Arkansas Pie: A Guide to the Best Restaurants, Bakeries, Truck Stops and Food Trucks for Delectable Bites in The Natural State." Her other books are "Arkansas Pie: A Delicious Slice of the Natural State", "Classic Eateries of the Ozarks and Arkansas River Valley", "Classic Eateries of the Arkansas Delta" and her latest book, "The Great Arkansas Pie Book." She is the Arkansas fellow and curator to the National Food and Beverage Foundation, a guest editor for the University of Arkansas publication Arkansauce: The Journal of Arkansas Foodways and the 2011 Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism Henry Award winner for Media Support.
Her work has appeared in regional and national publications including Food Network, Forbes Travel Guide, Serious Eats, and AAA Magazines, among others. Her expertise in food research and Arkansas restaurants has been cited by Saveur, Eater, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, the Southern Foodways Alliance's Gravy podcast
While she writes on food and travel subjects throughout the United States, she is best known for her ever-expanding knowledge of Arkansas food history and restaurant culture, all of which she explores on her 1200+ article website, www.TieDyeTravels.com.
The True Lit Festival is in collaboration with the Fayetteville Public Schools, Fayetteville Public Education Foundation, Walton Arts Center, University of Arkansas Program in Creative Writing and Translation and Altrusa International of Fayetteville, Arkansas.