New Release for Jennifer Cognard-Black

Submitted by Lee Capristo on June 01, 2021 - 10:04 am
June 01, 2021
By Lee Capristo

Jennifer Cognard-Black, professor of English and 2020 recipient of the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching, has a new release on Her lecture series, "Books That Cook: Food and Fiction," is an Audible Original, produced by The Great Courses, with whom Cognard-Black has published two previous lecture series ("Becoming a Great Essayist" and "Great American Short Stories: A Guide for Readers and Writers"). Cognard-Black's Audible lectures are based on the popular seminar she teaches at SMCM, also called "Books that Cook," and feature some of the literary selections from her co-edited collection, "Books that Cook: The Making of a Literary Meal" (NYU Press), which includes poems by SMCM faculty Karen Leona Anderson and Michael Glaser as well as creative work by SMCM alumni Caitlin Newcomer and Cheryl Quimba.

Cognard-Black is one of four St. Mary's College of Maryland faculty who have made their academic expertise available through The Great Courses.