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in collaboration with The English Department, Hunter College (West Building) at 68th Street and Lexington Avenue

OCTOBER 22-25, 2015
October 25th, 2015 - 12 noon – 1 pm
Session 2A
Everything Starts With the Written Word
Author: Padma Lakshmi
Moderator: Priya Krishna

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Padma LakshmiPadma Lakshmi was originally known as a model and actress, but her career really started with her writing. Meet the author of two cookbooks and the ex syndicated columnist for the New York Times and style columnist of Harpers Bazaar as she discusses how her work as a writer launched her career in food and TV, including two culinary shows on the food network as well as her Emmy nominated role as host and executive producer of the hit series Top Chef; the world of retail table top hard goods with the Padma Collection as well as her culinary company Easy Exotic, which sells teas, and organic frozen rice.

Priya KrishnaPriya Krishna is the Marketing Manager of Lucky Peach and the author of the college-centric cookbook, Ultimate Dining Hall Hacks. Her writing has appeared in Lucky Peach, Cherry Bombe, BuzzFeed, The Infatuation, The Food Network, and others. Follow her on Twitter @PKGourmet. 
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