Lorraine Berry

Lorraine Berry was born in Manchester, England and came to the United States as a child. Her work has been published in Diagram, The Guardian, Signature, Talking Writing, Brooklyn, Lithub and other outlets. When she is not writing or reading, Lorraine swims in the Atlantic Ocean and thinks about starfish and coffee.

Spiced Meat and Chocolate

I blame the war. Food rationing during the war, and the ten years after, created an anxiety about food that my parents carried with them to America.