It's no surprise that the tastes and smells of certain foods trigger strong memories. But have you ever considered using those memories as a starting point for your own poetry, fiction, or short story? Local author Jules Nyquist (her latest chapbook,
Author Jules Nyquist
Appetites: Poems on Food, Drink, Sex, tells you she's got some experience in this area) will guide students as they use food as a starting point when digging into the writing process as part of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum's upcoming "Food As Metaphor: Writing Inspirations from Food" class. We talked with Nyquist to find out more about the class.