Felicia Nimue Ackerman

Felicia Nimue Ackerman is a writer, poet, and professor of philosophy at Brown University. She writes a monthly column for The Providence Journal. You Are Old, Father William and The Fat Ladies Sing first appeared in The Los Angeles Times; Song of a Future Age first appeared in Blake House; Mina Says No to Hospice and Lenore in the Sunlight first appeared in The Providence Journal; A Narrow Fellow in the Glass and The Waist Is Larger than the Belt first appeared in The Emily Dickinson International Society Bulletin.

On Not Going Gentle

A selection of poems on the struggle for autonomy in dietary choices and in old age, from writer and professor of philosophy Felicia Nimue Ackerman.