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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


Background Information

 

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.

 

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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: kit.kennedy@yahoo.com

Limited editions:

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/)

Additional Information

GALLERY CAFÉ READING SERIES Gallery Café 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 kit.kennedy@yahoo.com The First Monday of the month. New work is especially encouraged. January 4, 2010 Jane Rades Daniel Yaryan February 1, 20010 Diane Frank Erik Ievins, cello Ellaraine Lockie Anthony Wright March 1, 2010 Jeanne Lupton Jose Luis Guiterrez April 5, 2010 Ana Elsner Marc Kockinos May 3, 2010 CB Follett Jane Green Naomi Lowinsky June 7, 2010 Scott Caputo Cat Ruiz July 5, 2010 James Cagney Clare Ramsaran August 2, 2010 Rose Mark Larry Beresford September 6, 2010 Stephen Kopel Nancy Wakeman October 4, 2010 Susanne Dyckman Stephene Hemenway Laura Walker November 1, 2010 Trena Marchado Judith Rechter December 6, 2010 Don Brennan Lenore Weiss

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poetry bites
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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