by Marissa Landrigan
Alimentum is proud to present this stirring piece about touring a slaughterhouse by Marissa Landrigan.
Marissa Landrigan’s creative nonfiction has appeared in numerous journals, including The Atlantic, Creative Nonfiction, Salon, Guernica, Orion, Gulf Coast, The Rumpus, Diagram, South Loop Review, and others. She writes a monthly column for Paste online called “Breaking Vegetarian,” and runs the food-themed reading series Acquired Taste. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing & Environment from Iowa State University, where she completed her first book manuscript, a food memoir called The Vegetarian’s Guide to Eating Meat. Marissa is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, where she teaches creative, digital, and professional writing. Visit her website at marissalandrigan.com.