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Douglas Kearney

CalArts
Faculty, MFA Creative Writing Program
Poet/performer/librettist Douglas Kearney’s third poetry collection, Patter (Red Hen Press, 2014) examines miscarriage, infertility, and parenthood. His second, The Black Automaton (Fence Books, 2009), was a National Poetry Series selection. He has received residencies/fellowships from Cave Canem, The Rauschenberg Foundation, and others. His work has appeared in a number of journals, including PoetrynocturnesPleiadesThe Boston ReviewThe Iowa ReviewNinth LetterWashington Square, and Callaloo. Two of his operas, Sucktionand Crescent City, have received grants from the MAPFund. Sucktionhas been produced internationally. Crescent City premiered in Los Angeles in 2012. He has been commissioned to write and/or teach ekphrastic poetry for the Weisman Museum (Minneapolis), Studio Museum in Harlem, MOCA, SFMOMA, the Getty, and the Hammer. Raised in Altadena, CA, he lives with his family in California’s Santa Clarita Valley. He teaches at CalArts, where he received his MFA in Writing (04).

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Thursday, March 26
 

11:30am

 

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Thursday, March 26
 

11:30am