Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor

Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor

Vertamae Smart-Grosvenor

VERTAMAE SMART-GROSVENOR (1937-2016) was a poet, actress, culinary anthropologist, and writer. She is the author of Thursdays and Every Other Sunday Off: A Domestic Rap, Vertamae Cooks in the Americas' Family Kitchen, and Vertamae Cooks Again: More Recipes from the Americas' Family Kitchen. She has served as a correspondent and host for National Public Radio and written for the New York Times, the Village Voice, the Washington Post, Life, Ebony, and Essence.