Savoring Your Words: Writing Your Food Traditions

Ellen Birkett Morris

Ellen Birkett Morris’s fiction has appeared in Shenandoah, Antioch Review, Notre Dame Review, South Carolina Review, wigleaf, Santa Fe Literary Review, and Upstreet, among other journals. She is the 2015 winner of the Bevel Summers Prize for her story “May Apples.” Her story “Like I Miss Being a Ballerina” was selected as an honorable mention in the Glimmer Train Press Family Matters short story competition. She is a recipient of a 2013 Al Smith Fellowship from the Kentucky Arts Council in support of her fiction.


  • Venue:
    Good Foods Co-op
  • Time:
    7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  • Meets On:
        Wednesday, April 8
  • Address:
    455 Southland Drive
    Lexington, KY, 40503
  • Cost:
    $15 ($13 for Good Foods owners)

With Ellen Birkett Morris.

Learn how to convey the most elemental of experiences in words that will be savored long after your work is read. We’ll read compelling food narratives and give you the ingredients to create essays that capture your food heritage. Ellen Birkett Morris has written about food for Cooking Light, The National Culinary Review, NPR’s Kitchen Window, Gastronomica, Alimentum, and The Courier-Journal. [ALL LEVELS]

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