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Suzanne Cope

Suzanne Cope is the author of the book Power Hungry: Women of the Black Panther Party and Freedom Summer and Their Fight to Feed a Movement (Chicago Review Press, November 2021) and Small Batch (2014). She has written about food, culture, and social change for the New York Times, the Atlantic, Food & Wine, BBC, Eater, among others. Cope is the recipient of a grant from the Culinary Historians of New York, and a finalist for the New York Foundation of the Arts fellowship, both in support of her book Power Hungry. She teaches writing at New York University and lives in Brooklyn. Her website is

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Suzanne was personable, and it was great that she made time to have a synchronous session with us, as well as give us specific feedback on our writing

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