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I also saw those spirit dogs
and poetry travelled with me
I didn't ever eat alone.
'Goan Fish Curry'
Following on from the success of her award-winning fiction debut, Heat and Light, Ellen van Neerven announces herself as a talented poet with this intoxicating collection.
Moving between places and cultures, Comfort Food explores identity, sovereignty and the restless quest for love. Using food as her inspiration, van Neerven offers a cross-cultural vision of the exotic and the familiar. This sensuous volume sets a new benchmark in contemporary Australian poetry.
About the Author
Ellen van Neerven is a writer of Mununjali and Dutch heritage. She belongs to the Yugambeh people of the Gold Coast and Scenic Rim. She won the David Unaipon Award for an Unpublished Indigenous Writer in the 2013 Queensland Literary Awards for Heat and Light.
ISBN: 9780702254055 ISBN-10: 0702254053 Audience:
Number Of Pages: 104 Published: 30th May 2016 Publisher: University of Queensland Press Country of Publication: AU Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 12.9
Weight (kg): 0.1
Edition Number: 1