Julie Powell at KQED reading from her book Cleaving - A Story of Marriage, Meat, and Obsession

Julie Powell visited KQED’s The Writers’ Block to record a reading from her latest book, Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat, and Obsession. She was open to participating in a video interview and shared her thoughts about the importance of transparency in the process of transforming animals into meat; how the fame she received from Julie and Julia affected her career path and personal life; revealed some themes for her next fiction novel and showed us her tattoo.

Julie Powell tattoo Loufoque which translates from French to English meaning wild and crazy
Julie Powell’s tattoo “Loufoque” which translates from French to English as “Crazy, Zany”

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Video by Emmanuel Hapsis & Wendy Goodfriend
Photos by Wendy Goodfriend

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