Crystal Wilkinson kicks off nationwide book tour tonight at Joseph-Beth Booksellers

This is your chance to meet award-winning author Crystal Wilkinson as she begins her nationwide tour for her new book, “Praisesong of the Kitchen Ghosts.”

Crystal Wilkinson's hands holding her book "Praisesong of the Kitchen Ghosts"

Crystal kicks off her 17-stop book tour tonight at Joseph-Beth Booksellers. | Photo courtesy of Crystal Wilkinson

Local award-winning author Crystal Wilkinson will kick off the nationwide book tour for her latest work with a discussion + signing at Joseph-Beth Booksellers tonight at 7 p.m.

“Praisesong for the Kitchen Ghosts: Stories and Recipes from Five Generations of Black Country Cooks” honors the heritage of Black Appalachian kitchens through Wilkinson’s own family. Readers will be treated to 30+ family recipes including: caramel cake, basket meeting green beans with new potatoes, hot milk cake + chicken and dumplings.

“I’m really excited to begin this national tour here at home,” said Wilkinson. “What better way to celebrate such a personal book than to begin here in Lexington? I’m looking forward to seeing readers, family, and friends.”

Be sure to check out all of the upcoming tour dates + share with your out-of-town friends.

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