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Eating My Grandmother
Author: Krissy Kneen

ISBN: 9780702253744
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 104
Published: 24 June 2015
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 13.1 x 0.8
Description:
I pick a grain of her, stolen from the urn place it on my tongue. Her body. My blood.

She lodges in me.

Bereft after her grandmother's death, Krissy Kneen began writing these poems in an attempt to make sense of her loss. This powerful work offers a kaleidoscope of fitful dreams, tender memories and heart-struck musings that shine new light on our own mortality.

About the Author

Krissy Kneen is the award-winning author of the memoir Affection (Text Publishing Australia 2009 and Seal Press USA 2010) which was shortlisted for the Qld Premier's Literary Award in the non-fiction category, and the 2010 ABIA awards for Biography, Triptych: An Erotic Adventure (Text 2011) and the literary fiction novel Steeplechase (Text 2013).

In 2014 she won the prestigious Thomas Shapcott award for poetry for her collection, Eating My Grandmother. Her novel Holly's Incredible Adventures in the Sex Machine will also be published by Text in 2015. She has written and directed short films and broadcast documentaries for SBS and ABC ...

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