Eh List Presents

"Frying Plantain" by Zalika Reid-Benta

Maria A. Shchuka Library, 1745 Eglinton Ave West.


Zalika Reid-Benta appears in conversation to discuss her debut book Frying Plantain. In this stunning short story collection, Zalika Reid-Benta artfully depicts the tensions between mothers and daughters, second-generation Canadians and first-generation cultural expectations, and Black identity in a predominately white society.

Hear Zalika Reid-Benta discuss Frying Plantain with Olive Senior.

This event is part of the eh List series at the TPL, where we present conversations on Canadian literature and culture with award-winning authors, poets, journalists and exciting new voices.

This event is free, and no registration is needed to attend.