'Processed Meats': Author Nicole Walker Looks At Personal Life To Explore Ties Between Communities, Individuals

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 1:01pm
Updated: Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 2:37pm

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Nicole Walker, author of "Processed Meats: Essays on Food, Flesh, and Navigating Disaster."

The pandemic’s impact over the last year or so has been unsettling and uncomfortable for almost everyone. And for a certain group of us, the word “disaster” might be the best descriptor. But disasters don’t just emerge because of global uncertainty. Sometimes, they’re a part of navigating our everyday challenges.

In her new book "Processed Meats: Essays on Food, Flesh, and Navigating Disaster," Flagstaff-based writer Nicole Walker opens up her personal life to explore — in part — how we exist as individuals and communities. 

The Show spoke with Walker for more about her work.

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