Douglas Kearney
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Douglas Kearney

Douglas Kearney
KearneyPhoto CreditEric Plattner-1.jpg
BornUnited States
OccupationPoet, writer, teacher
Alma materCalifornia Institute of the Arts
GenrePoetry
Notable awardsWhiting Award

Douglas Kearney (1974)[1] is an American poet, performer and librettist. Kearney grew up in Altadena, California and teaches at California Institute of the Arts.[2] His work has appeared in Callaloo, Nocturnes, Jubilat, Beloit Poetry Journal, Gulf Coast, Poetry, Pleiades, Iowa Review, Callaloo, Boston Review, Hyperallergic, Scapegoat, Obsidian, Boundary 2, Jacket2, Lana Turner, Brooklyn Rail, and Indiana Review.[3][4]In 2012, his and Anne LeBaron's opera, Crescent City, premiered and received widespread praise.[5]

Education

Kearney attended Howard University as an undergraduate. He graduated from California Institute of the Arts, with an MFA (2004).

Awards

  • 2000-2002 Cave Canem Fellowship
  • 2004 Bread Loaf Writer's Conference Fellowship
  • 2004 & 2005 Callaloo Creative Writer's Workshop Fellowship
  • 2006 Coat Hanger Award for poem Swimchant for Nigger Mer-folk[6][7]
  • 2007 Returning Fellow fellowships at the Idyllwild Summer Arts Poetry Workshop
  • 2007 Notable New American Poet by the Poetry Society of America[8]
  • 2008 Whiting Award[9][10]
  • 2008 National Poetry Series[11][12]
  • 2010 Finalist for Pen Center USA Award.[13]
  • 2014 California Book Awards Poetry Finalist for Patter [14]
  • 2017 CLMP Firecracker Award for Poetry for Buck Studies[15]
  • 2017 Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize[1]

Works

  • FEAR, SOME. Red Hen Press. 2006. ISBN 978-1-59709-071-1.
  • The Black Automaton. Fence Books. 2009. ISBN 978-1-934200-28-5.
  • PATTER. Red Hen Press. 2014. ISBN 978-1-59709-580-8.
  • Mess and Mess and. Noemi Press. 2015. ISBN 978-1-93481-951-7.
  • Someone Took They Tongues. Subito Press. 2016. ISBN 978-0-9906612-5-2.
  • Buck Studies. Fence Books. 2016. ISBN 978-0-98643-737-3.

Anthologies

References

  1. ^ a b "Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize". www.svsu.edu. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "Calarts.edu". Archived from the original on February 16, 2009. Retrieved 2009.
  3. ^ Calarts.edu Archived November 8, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Douglas Kearney". criticalstudies.calarts.edu. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ Swed, Mark (May 11, 2012). "Review: Industry's remarkable 'Crescent City' reshapes L.A. opera". Los Angeles Times. ISSN 0458-3035. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ "From the Fishouse: Poets: Douglas Kearney". December 18, 2009. Archived from the original on December 18, 2009. Retrieved 2018.
  7. ^ "MAST by Douglas Kearney". Poetry Foundation. July 21, 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  8. ^ "Douglas Kearney". Poetry Foundation. July 21, 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  9. ^ Sdcitybookfair.com
  10. ^ Kellogg, Carolyn (November 12, 2008). "This poet's at home on page and stage". The Los Angeles Times.
  11. ^ Bookslut.com
  12. ^ NBC[permanent dead link]
  13. ^ "Douglas Kearney - Los Angeles Review of Books". Los Angeles Review of Books. Retrieved 2018.
  14. ^ "84th Annual California Book Awards Winners".
  15. ^ "The 2017 Firecracker Award Winners - Community of Literary Magazines and Presses". Community of Literary Magazines and Presses. June 12, 2017. Archived from the original on October 23, 2017. Retrieved 2018.
  16. ^ "Douglas Kearney's "In the End, They Were Born on TV" the third TIR poem selected for Best American Poetry 2015! | The Iowa Review". iowareview.org. Retrieved 2018.

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