Cover Photo: photo via Guy Mayer/flickr
photo via Guy Mayer/flickr

The Struggle of “Eating Well” When You’re Poor

“Finding joy in food that comes from a bag or a box feels like a sin in a society that demonizes it.”

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Marissa Higgins is a lesbian writer. Her fiction has appeared in The Florida Review, Hayden's Ferry Review, X-Ray Literature, and elsewhere. Her nonfiction has appeared in the Best American Food Writing 2018, Glamour, NPR, Slate, and others. Her debut novel, The Wives, is coming out with Catapult in 2024.