Local author speaks about Writing a Cooking Memoir

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working with a literary agentAt the August 3 meeting of the California Writers Club of Long Beach, Jose Sanchez H., author of My Mother’s Bolivian Kitchen: Recipes and Recollections, will speak about writing a cookbook memoir.

Jose Sanchez H. was raised and born in Bolivia. More than a cookbook, My Mother’s Bolivian Kitchen is a memoir of a Bolivian childhood. In addition to a comprehensive collection of Bolivian recipes, Sanchez H. shares many childhood memories. These memories, among others, demonstrate the importance of food in Bolivian culture.

The author now lives in Southern California and teaches in the Film and Electronic Arts Department of California State University, Long Beach.

Sanchez H. talks about cookbooks and memoirs on Tuesday, August 3, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at the Los Altos Branch of the Long Beach Public Library.

The California Writers Club of Long Beach meets the first Tuesday of each month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the event room of the Los Altos Branch Library. The library is located at 5614 Britton Drive, one block east of Bellflower and one block south of Stearns. Parking is behind Bristol Farms. The free meetings are open to writers of all genres, both published and aspiring.

More information about California’s most prestigious club for writers is available at www.calwriters.org and www.calwriterslongbeach.org. For more information about this event, call Anne Margis at (562) 595-2114 or Allene Symons at (714) 571-0767.

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