Back to All Events

Jessica Key Reading & Booksigning

Jessica Key will be at Nightbird Books Reading from her book, Confessions of a Buddafli: Relationships, Food, and Self-Esteem.

buddafli.jpg

At a young age Jessica was obese as well as throughout her young adult life. This book
chronicles the life of Jessica from birth to adulthood where in January of 2016 she
weighed 319 lbs. Upon publishing the book two years later Jessica had lost nearly 100
lbs.
Confessions of a Buddafli: Relationships, Food, and Self-Esteem is a poetic summary
of the life of Jessica Key and her experiences as what she called ‘a little fat black girl’
who never liked what she saw in the mirror. Over the years Jessica grew into a young
woman that found comfort in food causing her to be obese at a young age. Throughout
life she experienced multiple bad relationships with men that furthered her desire to bury
herself in the over indulgence of food. Through faith, prayer, and dedication Jessica
transcended above all and is now an Author, Motivational Speaker, Accountability
Coach, Health/Wellness Specialist and as of 2018 a Zumba Instructor.

Earlier Event: March 30
Writing Workshop and Book Study
Later Event: April 4
Poetry Book Club