In “Too Many Seeds,” poet Gabrielle Myers uses food and nature to reflect upon life, meaning, and what we often take for granted.
Poetry Prompt: Banquet Poems
How can poetry be found in uncomfortable situations? Join author Callie Feyen (and some spiders) at a high school sports banquet.
Pandemic Journal: An Entry on Rejoicing at the Grocery Store
Pandemic Journal: With the coronavirus, few things have changed like shopping for groceries. We may have become 21st century versions of hunter-gatherers.
Book Club Announcement: The Jungle Effect (Plus Two More Winter Book Clubs)
Advances in food technology have not always served us as well as we might expect. Coming up later this month, join Charity Singleton-Craig for an exploration of The Jungle Effect and discover how the healthiest diets from around the world can be adapted to work for us.
Poetry Prompt: Thanksgiving Poems
Join author Callie Feyen as she recalls Thanksgiving beauty that spilled over into her wedding. And write your own Thanksgiving poem.
Poetry Prompt: Inventory Poetry
Join author Callie Feyen as she takes an inventory of her kitchen and finds many prompts for poetry.
Poetry Prompt: Cookie Poems
What’s the best cookie you ever ate? Why was it so good? Join author Callie Feyen for a poetry prompt about cookies and a couple of fantastic friends.
Together: The Grenfell Fire, a Cookbook, and a Community
A kitchen fire in Grenfell Tower tore peoples’ lives apart. Now it’s the fire of friendships forged in a kitchen that’s bringing them back together.
Writing Prompt: Play With Your Food
Creative nonfiction writer, Callie Feyen, takes help from poet Tania Runyan to write food poetry. Come along and craft your own poem or story—purple carrots optional!
Book Club Announcement: Provence, 1970
Great friendship tales often involve food. Provence, 1970 is the story of chefs M.F.K. Fisher, Julia Child, James Beard and others, one summer in the South of France. Join us for our next delicious book club discussion.
Poetic Voices: Jen Karetnick and E. Kristin Anderson
Both Jen Karetnick and E. Kristin Anderson use subjects in popular culture to inspire their poetry: Karetnick writes about food; Anderson, about the pop star Prince.