HONOREES

ACCLAIMED NYTIMES WRITER & REPORTER
LIGAYA MISHAN

WORLDWIDE BESTSELLING AUTHOR
MARY HIGGINS CLARK

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12TH, 2019 AT 12 PM

THE BRONX BOTANICAL GARDEN
GARDEN TERRACE ROOM
2900 SOUTHERN BLVD 
BRONX, NY 10458

Drink your tea slowly and reverently,
as if it is the axis on which the whole earth revolves ––
slowly, evenly, without rushing toward the future.
Live the actual moment. Only this moment is life. 

– Thich Nhat Hanh

The English Department celebrates community across generations as we welcome students, faculty and alumni for an afternoon of fellowship, lush tea treats and dreaming in the garden.

DRESS TO IMPRESS

Lincoln Center Students: Please write to mtorresbates@fordham.edu and calvino3@fordham.edu if you would like to receive Ram Van tickets for this event.

Original Art by PictrixDesign.com


ABOUT OUR HONOREES:

Ligaya Mishan writes the Hungry City column for the New York Times and is a contributing editor at T magazine. Her essay “Born in the U.S.A.: The Rise, and Triumph, of Asian-American Cuisine” was selected for the inaugural edition of the Best American Food Writing in 2018. Her recent work includes essays on Polynesian chefs and Filipino food’s entry into the American mainstream. Her criticism has appeared in the New York Review of Books, the Times Book Review, and The New Yorker. She is the daughter of a Filipino mother and a British father, and grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Mary Higgins Clark’s books are world-wide bestsellers. In the U.S. alone, her books have sold over 100 million copies. Her most recent suspense novel, All By Myself, Alone, was published by Simon & Schuster in April 2017. She also published a collaborative novel in November 2014 with Alafair Burke – The Cinderella Murder, All Dressed in White in November 2015 and The Sleeping Beauty Killer in 2016. She is the author of thirty-seven previous best selling suspense novels, four collections of short stories (the most recent, Death Wears A Beauty Mask), an historical novel, a memoir and two children’s books. She is co-author, with her daughter Carol Higgins Clark, of five suspense novels. Two of her novels were made into feature films and many of her other works into television films.


Ticketing Levels

Current Students

Early Bird (before 9/30)

High Tea: $5
High Tea + Champagne: $20

General Admission

High Tea: $10
High Tea + Champagne: $35

Alumni / Faculty

Early Bird (before 9/30)

High Tea: $25
High Tea + Champagne: $40

General Admission

High Tea: $40
High Tea + Champagne: $55