Camille Dungy

Camille T. Dungy is author of Smith Blue, Suck on the Marrow, and What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison; editor of Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry; and coeditor of From the Fishouse’s anthology. Her honors include an American Book Award, two Northern California Book Awards, a California Book Award silver medal, the Crab Orchard Open Book Prize, and an NEA fellowship. Dungy is currently a professor at Colorado State University.


A search for chicken and waffles above the Arctic Circle leads two poets to new understandings of self and family–and to an unlikely feast.