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Comfort Food, Van Neerven,  Ellen
Comfort Food
Ellen Van Neerven

Paperback $24.95 - University of Queensland Press
Poetry - Published: 30/May/2016 - ISBN: 9780702254055

I also saw those spirit dogs

and poetry travelled with me

like rivers

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.

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