September fare

September 1, 2015

Milk and cookie by J.I. Kleinberg

In case it has escaped your attention, September is Food Literacy Awareness Month. Whether you interpret food literacy as getting political about food labeling or the delectable pairing of words and edibles, it seems an auspicious time to plate up some food and poetry and food poetry.

The Seattle Public Library will celebrate FLAM on Thursday, September 17, 2015, with an evening of local chefs, authors and books.

Magazines, literary journals and blogs about food and cooking are plentiful. If your writing takes a culinary turn, some of them welcome submissions of food poetry and others might be persuaded to consider your tasty words. Here are a few:

For a taste of the genre, the food-themed issue of The Poeming Pigeon will launch at Ford Food & Drink in Portland on Monday, November 2, 2015.
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crocheted cookie © J.I. Kleinberg


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