Jessica Harris

Jessica Harris is the bestselling author of "The Welcome Table," "Sky Juice and Flying Fish, ""Beyond Gumbo," and "Iron Pots & Wooden Spoons," among many others. Her work has appeared in "Essence," "Gourmet," "Food & Wine," "Cooking Light," and "Eating Well." She is a contributor to food website zesterdaily.com and "Saveur." Harris is a professor of English in New York City and scholar-in-residence in the Ray Charles Chair in African-American Culture, at Dillard University in New Orleans.