And Eat It, Too by Ashley-Ruth Bernier (new scripted audio fiction)

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Listen to the third of three excerpts developed by the Food for Thought Project, a year-long writing lab for aspiring audio dramatists.

And Eat It, Too was written by Ashley-Ruth Bernier.


Jolie, an optimistic and talented baker in an impoverished island community, finds herself at a crossroads when a high-stakes, hugely popular cake decorating show (think “Cake Wars”, etc.) decides to film its next season on island. As an intern on the show, Jolie inadvertently publicizes the question of what happens to the cakes once the filming is finished--and finds herself in the middle of the show’s mission to showcase the fine art of outlandish cake decoration, and her community’s real problem with food insecurity.


Ashley-Ruth M. Bernier (she/her) is a writer of mysteries and contemporary Caribbean fiction. Originally from St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Ashley and her family now live in Apex, North Carolina, where she teaches first grade. Through distance learning, she earned an MFA in Creative Writing from Fairleigh Dickinson University (2013) and has had work published in various issues of The Caribbean Writer.


Food for Thought is an Artist Soapbox and Soapbox Audio Collective project, co-produced by Aurelia Belfield and Tamara Kissane, and sound designed by Sam Elia.

These excerpts and the year long writing lab were made possible by the generous support of the Mary Duke Biddle Foundation.

And Eat It, Too was written by Ashley-Ruth Bernier.

Directed by Barbette Hunter

Production Manager: Griffin James


Jolie - Ashley-Ruth Bernier

Cyrus - Christon Andell

Alana - Soleih Nibbs

Mrs. Foy - Shaundra Norwood

Male Customer - Bayley Garbutt

Link to Script


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