Anastacia-Reneé

 

Anastacia-Reneé is Civic Poet of Seattle and former 2015-2017 Poet-in-Residence at Hugo House. She is a hybrid genre writer, workshop facilitator and multivalent performance artist. She is the author of four books: Forget It (Black Radish Books), (v.) (Gramma Press), Answer(Me) (Argus Press), and 26 (Dancing Girl Press) and her poetry, prose and fiction have been published widely.

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One sentence to describe yourself: I come from butter, moon dust, bourbon, blood & curiosity (mostly).

What will you be presenting on? Sweet Potato Pie

Best piece of advice you ever got about cooking: Taste as you go

If you could only eat one meal forever, it would be: Macaroni & Cheese

Favorite food: Macaroni & Cheese

Recommended reading: Alice Walker, In Love and Trouble

Best meals: Lima Limon, a Peruvian restaurant in a strip mall in Las Vegas; La Vegetariana all you can eat vegetarian buffet in Montevideo, Uruguay; Pupuseria La Miguelena in Portland at the 82nd Food Carts Cartlandia.

Food you’d like to try: Liver

"When I offer to cook for you, it's because I really, really want to show you love." —Anastacia-Reneé