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In this workshop, we will examine the cross-cultural significance of food, sharing community meals, ancestry and the history of colonization, and how our favorite dishes came to be. Food is a tangible historical object, and we will dive deeper into how poets use food as metaphor or conceit in their work. We will discuss poems by Li-Young Lee, Gabrielle Calvocoressi, and others followed by generative writing prompts.

Shlagha Borah (she/her) is from Assam, India. Her work appears or is forthcoming in ANMLY, Bat City Review, EcoTheo Review, Salamander, Nashville Review, Florida Review, and elsewhere. She is pursuing an MFA in poetry at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, and is an editorial assistant at The Offing. She has received support for her work from Brooklyn Poets and Sundress Academy for the Arts. She is the co-founder of Pink Freud, a student-led collective working toward making mental health accessible in India. Instagram: @shlaghab Twitter: @shlaghaborah

  •  April 20, 2024
     10:00 am - 12:00 pm


201 3rd Avenue, Knoxville, Tennessee, 37917, United States

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