One word, then the next. Sometime fire, sometimes ice. Widely-published, Bay-area poet hosts monthly reading series, Gallery Café, San Francisco. http://poetrybites.blogspot.com
Influences – words in and of themselves, natural world, café conversation, food, visual arts.
Favorite author? The one I haven’t read or was unable to hear.
Others: Anita Brookner, A.S. Byatt, Anne Carson, Chiyo-ni, Diane diPrima, e.e. cummings, Penelope Fitzgerald, Linda Gregg, Susan Griffin, Brenda Hillman, Carol Maso, Heather McHugh, Anne Michaels, Adrienne Rich, Rebecca Solnit, Jeanette Winterson, C.D. Wright, psalms of David (plainchant), and the Great American Songbook.
INCONVENIENCE a limited, fine press book of poems co-authored with Susan Gangel. Design and typesetting by Lisa Rappoport at Littoral Press. Printed in Centaur from photopolymer plates on Johannot Lightweight text paper, with St. Armand covers. In an edition of 150. Ordering info: firstname.lastname@example.org
When the unsigned postcards arrive from Washington State, they're from me. Poem by Kit Kennedy, Hand set type printed by Dikko Faust, Design by Esther Smith at Purgatory Piece Press NYC, edition 150, 2010
How Do Crows Tell Time? Poem by Kit Kennedy. Printed at The Paper Crane for a reading at M. Coffee on August 15, 2009. Linocut by Robert Stow
Roses are Simple poem by Kit Kennedy. Design & printing by Donna Fenstermaker, edition 50, 1998
Recent poems appear in:
“Cautionary Tale for Brevity” appears in Motif 2: Chance, edited by Marianne Worthington.
“It’s Never What You Think” was published in Glass: A Journal of Poetry (http://glass-poetry.com/)
GALLERY CAFÉ READING SERIES
1200 Mason @ Washington St accessible by Muni www.sfmta.com/
San Francisco CA
415-296-9932 (Gallery Café)
7:00 PM –8:30PM
Featured poets followed by an open mic
Hosted by: Kit Kennedy email@example.com
The First Monday of the month. New work is especially encouraged.
January 4, 2010
February 1, 20010
Erik Ievins, cello
March 1, 2010
Jose Luis Guiterrez
April 5, 2010
May 3, 2010
June 7, 2010
July 5, 2010
August 2, 2010
September 6, 2010
October 4, 2010
November 1, 2010
December 6, 2010
small poetry and small dishes
The Gallery Cafe Reading Series
First Monday of the month poetry series with open mic at Gallery Cafe in San Francisco
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