Who's Who in Poetry

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Jacqueline Karp -  Marie Kazalia - M. Kei - Steve Kelen - K Kelly - Bernard Kennedy - David Kennedy

Jean Kent - T S Kerrigan - Kees Klok - Janet Kuypers


Jacqueline Karp
9 rue du Printemps, 17640 Vaux sur Mer, France
fax: +33 546 05 99 05

British writer living and working in France, with recent or forthcoming poetry in Orbis, Envoi, HU, Poetry Wales, Other Poetry, European Judaism, Penniless Press as well as abroad, Imago (Aus), Dalhousie Review ( Canada) - fiction also there - and many US publications including Hampden Sydney Poetry Review, Cumberland Review, The McGuffin, Pearl, Chiron Review. Runner up two years running in the Redbeck Peotry Collection Prize for Blue and Brimstone and Cross References, both of which are still looking for a home. Her collection Sudden Maraschinos is due out at the beginning of 2004 with Redbeck Press. Publishes under Karp-Gendre and more recently simply Karp.

Marie Kazalia
PO BOX 422344
San Francisco CA 94142-2344 USA
phone: 415) 447-7334

Marie Kazalia was born in Toledo, Ohio but has lived her adult life primarily on the West Coast and in San Francisco, with the exception of 4 expatriate years in the Asian countries of Japan, India and China. Marie has a BFA degree from California College of Arts and Crafts. Marie Kazalia’s book of poems titled *Erratic Sleep in a Cold Hotel* published by Phony Lid Books, in two editions--ISBN: 0-9676660-0-7 & ISBN: 1-930935-15-3 (www.phonylid.com). Marie Kazalia also has two mini-chapbooks published by and available from CC Marimbo, PO Box 933, Berkeley, CA 94701-0933. Price $6. each--titles are: *All-Purpose Tragedy* ISBN: 1-930903-02-2, and, *Megalopolis* ISBN: 1-930903-18-9. Marie’s 3 new Chapbook titles in 2004: Blue Language, Disgusting Similarities, Big City Savvy available from the author.

Marie Kazalia’s poetry and creative prose writing have been widely published in anthologies, such as *THe Bukowski Hangover Project ISBN: 0-9701950-3-6. *Pull The Trigger* and the *Uno Anthology ISBN: 1-4010-4120-5 (UK) and in numerous on-line e-zines and widely published  in print zines, and literary journals nationally and internationally, mostly notably:
EPOCH, The Lousiana Review, Haight-Ashbury Literary Journal, 52% (Canada), Atom Mind,
Iconoclast, The Bukowski Review, BLADE... and many others...


M. Kei
Chesapeake Bay, USA
Kujaku Poetry (blog) <http://kujakupoet.blogspot.com/>
Interviewed by Larry Kimmel <http://www.modernenglishtanka.com/digital/2007a/interviewMKeiLarryKimmel.html>

American poet living and working on the Chesapeake Bay, specializing in the tanka form. He crews aboard a skipjack, a traditional wooden sailboat used to fish for oysters. He is the editor of the Atlas Poetica : A Journal of Poetry of Place in Modern English Tanka, as well as the author of Heron Sea, Short Poems of the Chesapeake Bay, and the editor of the anthology, Fire Pearls : Short Masterpieces of the Human Heart. Over 400 of his tanka and 250 of his short poems have been published in nine countries and four languages. In addition, he writes scholarly articles about tanka and compiles the Bibliography of English Language Tanka. 


Steve Kelen
25 Longstaff Street, Lyneham, ACT 2602 AUSTRALIA
phone: 02 6247 5507

Steve Kelen was born in the year television and the Olympics came to Australia. He studied Philosophy and Literature at the University of Sydney and remains an ardent student of life. He lives in Canberra and enjoys travelling. Kelen's poems have been published in Australian journals and newspapers, broadcast on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Radio National and have appeared in journals in the UK, US, Canada, Japan, Ireland, Vietnam and in cyberspace. His books include Trans-Sumatran Highway & other poems (Canberra: Polonius,1995), Dingo Sky (Sydney: HarperCollins/Angus&Robertson1993). Atomic Ballet (Sydney: Hale & Iremonger, 1991). His chapbook, Dragon Rising was published by The Gioi in Hanoi in 1998.

Bernard Kennedy

67 Edenvale Road,
Dublin 6.
Ph. (00-353-1-) 4972165.



Bernard Kennedy: born Dublin: Author of Leaves of Autumn:(Poetry) 1998; Berlin, Berlin,(Poetry ) 1999; the Poet's Tower and love poems:(2002). Has contributed to The Furrow: a monthly theological Journal, and, Intercom: A Pastoral magazine. Holds a MA Degree from University of Sheffield(2002) and an M.Sc. in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy,(2004) from University College Dublin and is a Phd. student working on Symptomatology in the works of Freud and Lacan. His MA thesis was ' On freudian understanding of Sexuality, and M.Sc. thesis on Homosexuality and the relation to the father.  He works as a Priest and Psychoanalyst in South Dublin. interests include, Cinema, opera, Music and Literature.He can be contacted at b.kennedy@esatclear.ie

David Kennedy

 interviewed here
29 Vickers Road Firth Park Sheffield S56UY
fax: 0114 2441202

website: The Poetry and Criticism of David Kennedy

Born 1959 in Leicester. Studied at University of Warwick. Currently lives in Sheffield. Works in industry and studies in the Graduate School at Sheffield University where he is completing a Ph.d on community and nation in Dunn, Harrison and Heaney.
Achievements: Co-editor of The New Poetry (1993)
Author of New Relations: The Refashioning of British Poetry 1980-1994 (Seren 1996)
Author of The Elephant's Typewriter(Scratch 1996) and Cities(1998 - available ex-author)

Jean Kent

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Jean Kent grew up in country towns throughout Queensland, Australia. She began publishing poems while she was a student at the University of Queensland, where she also completed an Arts Degree, majoring in psychology, in 1971.
Since then she has alternated between a writing life and paid employment in a variety of jobs, including educational guidance of disabled children and counselling of students and staff in TAFE colleges. Her stories and poems have been widely published in literary journals and anthologies in Australia and overseas.
Jean has published three collections of her poetry: Verandahs, Practising Breathing and The Satin Bowerbird. Verandahs won the Anne Elder Prize and the Dame Mary Gilmore Award, and was short-listed for the NSW State Literary Awards.
In 1994, she was awarded a six month residency of the Literature Fund's Keesing Studio in Paris. Her more usual home is at Lake Macquarie, near Newcastle, in New South Wales.

T S Kerrigan
14651 Morrison St., Sherman Oaks, CA USA
phone: (818)901-5482
fax: (818)901-5215

T.S. Kerrigan attended the U. of Calif, and completed graduate work at Loyola U. in Los Angeles. He is the author of several plays, incl. "Branches Among the Stars" (Louisville 1990). Poems have appeared in Acumen, Outposts, Poetry Monthly, The Southern Review, International Poetry Review, Kansas Q, Pacific Review, The Tennessee Q. He is a theater critic in Los Angeles.
Participant in UCLA National Playwrights Conference, Deal Publications Award, Past President Irish American Bar Association, member of Board of Directors of Ensemble Studio Theatre, Who's Who in Society, Who's Who in American Law.

John Kinsella

Read the interview (1998)

Read the poems

John Kinsella's Webpage

John Kinsella was born in Perth, Western Australia. After studying at the University of Western Australia, he travelled extensively through Europe and Asia. He has lived and worked in rural Western Australia, been the recipient of grants and fellowships from the W.A. Department for the Arts and the Literature Board of the Australia Council, and published in journals throughout the world. In 1996 he was awarded one of the inaugural Young Australian Creative Fellowships. He is the founding editor of the poetry Journal Salt and the small press Folio (Salt). He lives in Cambridge and divides his time between Britain and Australia. He is a Fellow of Churchill College, Cambridge and holds a 2 year Fellowship from the Australia Council.


Kees Klok
Kees Klok's History and Literature Pages

Born in Dordrecht, Holland. Studied Contemporary History at Utrecht University.
Published five poetry books and one book of short stories, all in Dutch. His last poetry book, Aan de Merwede, was published in October 1999. Poems from this book have been translated into Greek and published in Salonica (Chronika & Diaspora. Regular publications of poems, stories and translations from English and Modern Greek in Dutch literary magazines. Member of the editorial board of Kruispunt (literary quarterly, Bruges, Belgium). Published many articles on Modern Greek history and history of the Dutch oversees expansion in English, Dutch and Modern Greek.

Janet Kuypers

Writer of 7 books of poetry, prose and art, including: Hope Chest in the Attic, The Window, Close Cover Before Striking, and (woman). Published for writing on over 4,400 occasions and published for art work on nearly 200 occasions. Editor of the literary magazine Children, Churches and Daddies