Edible Books event turns literary favorites into punny snacks

The Daily Pennsylvanian
October 21, 2015

On Tuesday night, the Kelly Writers House encouraged students to judge books by their edible covers.

This year’s Edible Books event once again promoted food play and brought together numerous creative interpretations of literary favorites. Open to students, staff, faculty and the local community, the event was held for the sixth consecutive year for food and literature enthusiasts alike.

“Sometimes the food play is on the name of the book, sometimes it’s on the name of the author and sometimes it’s not a pun at all,” Kelly Writers House Program Coordinator Alli Katz said. “Sometimes it can mean a food sculptural representation: A couple of years ago someone did ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ and had caterpillars on cupcakes.”

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