Kathryn Neel’s post features Jake Adam York’s poem ‘United States of Barbecue’ and a delicious lemon barbecue sauce recipe coaxed from a secretive chef.
Become a Better Writer: Truffle Artist Date
Any truffles found to have large air bubbles or cracks will be immediately eaten by my helpers to save the embarrassment of selling an inferior truffle this weekend—one of the perks of volunteering.
Eating and Drinking Poems: Lucille Clifton’s ‘Cutting Greens’
In this Eating and Drinking Poems post, Kathryn Neel pairs ‘cutting greens’ by Lucille Clifton with a southern recipe for collard greens.
Literary Tour: Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, Florida
In today’s literary tour, Kathryn Neel takes us into the jungle off the Atlantic coast in Florida for a colorful tour of the Atlantic Center for the Arts.
How to Become a Better Writer: Artist Date on the Dock
We learn how to become a better writer as we join Kathryn Neel on the dock and consider how to make peace with the dark.
How to Become a Better Writer: Leonardo Artist Date
Kathryn Neel learned how to become a better writer with help from Leonardo da Vinci and wide-eyed children who easily embraced the playfulness of genius.
How to Become a Better Writer: Super Moon Artist Date
Want to know how to become a better writer? Go on an Artist Date, like Kathryn Neel did when she watched the Super Moon rise over the water.
Memoir Notebook: The Secret Recipe
In our Memoir Notebook feature, Kathryn Neel shares family memories of Uncle Sonny and the right way to make banana pudding.
Journey into Poetry: Kathryn Neel
“I used poetry as a way to preserve my privacy and test out my hypotheses of the world. It was my way of encoding my views so no one could tell me my observations of people, places or things were childish, or incorrect.” Kathryn Neel shares her journey into poetry.