Synopses & Reviews
Adorned in a charming beige cloth cover, this reissue of Kate Lebo's whimsical love letter to poetry and pie-making features a new introduction by Lebo on commonplace books and six new illustrations by Jessica Bonin. This cliché-busting book explores facts—real and imagined—about pie with a practical punch.
Kate Lebo makes poems and pies in Seattle, Washington. Her writing has appeared in Best New Poets, AGNI, and Poetry Northwest, among other journals. Lebo was a pie judge at the 2014 Iowa State Fair. Her cookbook Pie School: Lessons in Fruit, Flour, and Butter (Sasquatch) came out in fall 214.
Lebo blends her passions-poetry and pie-into an irresistible mixture of high art, pop culture, recipes, and fantasy zodiac.
About the Author
Kate Lebo: Kate Lebo makes poems and pies--often at the same time--in Seattle, Washington. Her writing has appeared in Best New Poets, AGNI, and Poetry Northwest among other journals, and shes the recipient of a Nelson Bentley Fellowship, a grant from 4Culture, and numerous writing residencies.
After earning her MFA from the University of Washington in June 2012, she opened Pie School, her cliche-busting pastry academy. Kate also hosts a semi-regular, semi-secret social called Pie Stand at galleries, bars, and private homes across the country. A Commonplace Book of Pie is her first book. For poems, classes, and other tasty treats, visit pie-school.com.
Jessica Lynn Bonin: Jessica Lynn Bonin is a painter, illustrator, and jack-of-all-trades. Her paintings can be seen at http://www.paintingsforpeople.com/.