Janaya Kizzie


Janaya is an artist and writer; she was co-director of Frequency Writers from 2015-2016, and her work has recently appeared in Providence Fringe Fest and Creature Conserve's Urban Wildlife Exhibit. Janaya Kizzie is also a professional archivist and librarian, and most recently organized the AS220 Collection at Providence Public Library.


What will you be presenting about? The linea nigra: mark of pregnancy

Best piece of advice you ever got about cooking: When sautéing, food isn't burning until it stops making a sound

If you could only eat one meal forever, it would be: Pancakes and grilled cheese at a New Jersey diner at 3 AM

Favorite food: Most kinds of cheese

Recommended reading: The Flavour Thesaurus by Niki Segnit

Best meals: Homemade croissants and black tea in the morning. Impromptu meals assembled quickly in the store or market and eaten as a picnic.

Food you'd like to try: Fresh mangosteen