Table Manners

April 15, 2017|
Table Manners by Catriona Wright
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Carnal, flamboyant, visceral and bold, Table Manners is a rich meal. Catriona Wright's debut introduces us to the image of the poet as "gastronaut," a figure who seems to live entirely between table and a stove and who steeps her surroundings and relationships in complex emotional flavours. "My life," she writes, "is now tuned to bone marrow donuts and chef gossip. I'm useless at any other frequency." Wright's wild narratives are sometimes funny, sometimes frightening and always ravishingly observed. Table Manners is what might have emerged had Julia Child written like Sharon Olds, or if Anthony Bourdain knew his way around a line-break.
Catriona Wright''s short stories and poems have appeared in The New Quarterly, Joyland, Prairie Fire, PRISM International, Riddle Fence, Grain, and others. Her short story "Veils" was awarded a Dzanc Books/Disquiet International Literary Program Award (2013), and a selection of her poems won Matrix Magazine''s LitPop Award (2014). She ...
Title:Table Manners
Product dimensions:88 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1 in
Shipping dimensions:88 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 1 in
Published:April 15, 2017
Publisher:Vehicule Press
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781550654677

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