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Tuesday, February 09, 2016

entry arrow9:00 AM | Food Magazine Editor Ginny Mata Gives Talk on February 11

Food Magazine Associate Editor Ginny Mata will give a talk on food and food writing titled “Tasting Words” on February 11, Thursday at 5:30 PM at KRI Restaurant along Silliman Avenue. This is part of an ongoing lecture series sponsored by the Edilberto and Edith Tiempo Creative Writing Center of Silliman University.

Ms. Mata is also the founding baker of La Gordita, and has written extensively about food since graduating from Ateneo de Manila, and teaching at the University of the Philippines-Diliman, where she once handled English and Creative Writing and had specialized in teaching food writing as a form of non-fiction. She has written for Good Housekeeping, Marie Claire, and Sunday Inquirer Magazine. Mata has also worked on several books on food, namely A is for Adobo (Tahanan Publishing) and Bukidnon: The Filipino Frontier. She gives regular workshops on food writing for the Ayala Museum.

The event is co-sponsored by KRI Restaurant. Only twelve slots are open for participants in this talk. For more information or to reserve a slot, please contact Prof. Ian Rosales Casocot at 422-6002 loc. 350, or write creative.writing(at)su(dot)edu(dot)ph.

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