Issue 2 : Spring 2011

About Author:

  • Keisha-Gaye Anderson

Keisha-Gaye Anderson is a poet, fiction writer, journalist, and screenwriter, who was named a 2010 Fellow by the North Country Institute for Writers of Color. She is a founding poet with Poets for Ayiti, a collective of artists from diverse backgrounds committed to the power of poetry to transform and educate. The proceeds from their 2009 poetry chapbook, For The Crowns Of Your Heads, will help rebuild Haiti’s Bibliothèque du Soleil in Port-au-Prince, a library razed during the earthquake. Her work has appeared in several publications. Her poetry chapbook Circle Unbroken was published in 2003. As a journalist, she has contributed feature articles to magazines including Black Enterprise, Honey, Upscale, Psychology Today, and Teen People, and worked as a producer or associate producer for domestic and international broadcasters including CBS, PBS, and NHK (Japanese TV). Keisha is currently pursuing her M.F.A. in Creative Writing from The City College, CUNY. She lives with her husband and two children in Brooklyn, NY.

 

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