Still Hungry by Alisa GordaneerStill Hungry by Alisa Gordaneer

Still Hungry

byAlisa Gordaneer

Paperback | March 31, 2015

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Still Hungry, Alisa Gordaneer's new collection of poetry, is a sumptuous read. A gracious host, the poet serves her readers poems with delectable titles like "Artichoke," "Plum Jam," "Ganache," "Pollo Con Chili" and "Raspberry Pie," but this is no poetic cookbook. Divided into four sections according to the basic sensations of taste -- salty, sour, bitter and sweet -- these poems are elegant meditations on how food so often shapes the crucial moments in our lives -- moments of sexual intimacy, love, friendship, betrayal and rebirth. Still Hungry also addresses concerns about food production and distribution. In "Slaughterhouse" Gordaneer explores the treatment of the animals raised for meat. In "Market/Place (Detroit)," she writes about her journey to a desolate farmers' market in Detroit in the midst of a snowstorm.

Alisa Gordaneer is a poet, writer and editor who has taught at the University of British Columbia, the University of Victoria, Camosun College and Royal Roads University. She has worked as a newspaper editor, communications consultant and freelance journalist, and writes a regular column for Victoria's Boulevard Magazine. A member of t...
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Title:Still HungryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.21 inPublished:March 31, 2015Publisher:Signature EditionsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1927426642

ISBN - 13:9781927426647

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