The Stockbridge Library, Museum & Archives invites you to Online Poetry: Medicine for the Soul featuring poet Simone Kearney on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 1:30 p.m. This event will be hosted virtually through The Stockbridge Library Zoom account.
Simone Kearney is a New York based writer and artist. She is the author of Days (Belladonna Press, forthcoming 2020), My Ida (Ugly Duckling Presse, 2017) and In Threes, a limited edition artist chapbook (Minute BOOKS, 2013). Other publications (past or forthcoming) include: The Brooklyn Rail, Boston Review, PEN Poetry Series, St. Ann’s Review, Lumina, Precog Magazine, Riot of Perfume, Post Road Magazine, and Maggy, among others. She has been awarded residencies at the Lighthouse Works, the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, the Edward F. Albee Foundation, the Woodstock Brydcliffe Guild, and Ragdale. She was a 2014 recipient of a New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in poetry and a 2010 recipient of an Amy Award from Poets & Writers. Her work often involves collaboration, and the translation of content across media. Two recent collaborative and interdisciplinary projects include a combination of text, still photography and video, in “One Sings, The Other Doesn’t” (Precog Magazine, 2020), with the artist and writer Xiaofu Effy Wang; and “Desire Lines,” a performative translation of the philosopher Sara Ahmed’s work into movement and material, with the artist and scholar Sophie Seita, performed at Boston University in the spring of 2020. She has exhibited her artwork and/or given multidisciplinary performances in New York, Boston, Connecticut, Baltimore, Ohio, London, and Cork. Most recently, her work was on view at Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery in the Lower East Side. She is part-time faculty at Parsons School of Design and Rutgers University.