I have not talked about poetry for a while. Food has seemingly taken over; but food poetry and writing are holding their own too. Here’s a little update of my food writing news:
Food poems are being published in a couple of specialist food & literature publications: I’m currently in CuiZine, out of Montreal, and will soon be slathered on the pages of Alimentum, which is from New York.
JackPine Press in Saskatoon, which does wild and innovative limited edition chapbooks, is publishing Sunday Dinners next month, which features 8 of my food poems presented like the treasures found in the pages of old cookbooks, thanks to the artistic genius of my clever collaborator, Colleen Philippi. We’ll be launching it here in Victoria at Open Space Gallery on June 19.
Not sure when, but sometime in the next 12 months I’ll also be launching a 20-page chapbook of food poems, The Earth’s Kitchen, from Lantzville’s delightful Leaf Press. More on that as it unfolds.
And my most recent and most exciting news is that I’ll have a piece included in Lonely Planet‘s anthology of food & travel writing, A Moveable Feast: Life-Changing Food Encounters Around the World, which will be published in the fall.