Kelli Stevens Kane

Pittsburgh, PA

Author's Bio

Kelli Stevens Kane is a poet, playwright, and oral historian, and performer. She's an August Wilson Center Fellow, a Cave Canem Fellow, and has received Advancing Black Arts in Pittsburgh Grants from the Pittsburgh Foundation. She's an alum of the Callaloo, VONA, and Hurston/Wright poetry workshops. She's also the recipient of a merit-based scholarship to a playwrighting workshop at the Norman Mailer Center. Kane reads and performs nationally, including appearances at the Cornelia Street Cafe and Bowery Poetry Club in New York City, and The Carnegie Museum of Art and New Hazlett Theater in Pittsburgh. Kane's opened both the National Poetry Slam in Cambridge MA, and TedXWomen Pittsburgh.

Publications and Prizes

Journals: 
, , Denver Syntax, Little Red Leaves, Poetry Super Highway, Mom Egg Review, Word Riot

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
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Last updated: Dec 19, 2016