Wait 'Til I Get Fatter

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Wait ‘Til I Get Fatter is a book of poems about hunger, starvation, cooking & eating & various degrees of appetite & desire.  This chapbook looks at all kinds of food—the kind of food that wild animals like to eat; the kind that humans eat privately at home; & the food that monsters & other supernatural creatures find to eat in fairytales & myths. The ‘book includes luscious cover illustrations by Paige Moore. 
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About the author

Stella Brice graduated from Rice University; & has worked, variously, as house cleaner, tarot reader & performance artist.  Her poems have been published in many journals & anthologies including Southern Poetry Review, Fine Madness, Word Riot, Right Hand Pointing, Gingerbread House,  Clean Sheets, The Weight of Addition, Women.  Period., Improbable Worlds, & No, Achilles. She is a Pushcart nominee & a winner of the John Z. Bennet Prize; & is the author of two chapbooks—Green Lion  & Outgrow—(both by Art Club Press); & a full-length collection of poetry from purple flag press (Chicago) called  Urged (or, How Sex & Death Lift Up My Granny). Recently, Stella began serving as a mentor in the PEN Prison Writing Program. She lives with her husband David & an orange cat named Duncan in a 109 year old house in Houston.

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Published on
Jul 2, 2016
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Poetry / American / General
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Eligible for Family Library

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