Adele Kenny

Adele Kenny is the author of 23 books (poetry and nonfiction). Her poems appear in journals worldwide, as well as in books and anthologies from publishers including Crown, Mc-Graw Hill, Tuttle, and Shambhala. Her awards and honors include two poetry fellowships from the NJ State Arts Council, a Merton Poetry of the Sacred Award, first place Merit Book and Henderson Awards, a Writer’s Digest Poetry Award, and a Women of Excellence Award for her work in the arts and humanities. One of her poems appeared on the Rialto West Theater marquee in NYC as part of the 42nd Street Art Project, and one of her antiques reference books has been cited by Home and Garden Television. A former creative writing professor and secondary-level English teacher, she also taught writing at the John H. Stamler Police Academy and has worked as a poet-in-residence, grant writer, grants review panelist, and workshop leader for various agencies and organizations. Adele is poetry editor of Tiferet Journal and founding director of the Carriage House Poetry Series. Her most recent poetry collection, What , received the 2012 International Book Award for poetry.

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Festival Poet Readings
Adele Kenny, Taylor Mali, Narubi Selah, Raúl Zurita
CAE Auditorium