Douglas E Kearney

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • M.F.A.: Writing, California Institute of the Arts, 2004.
  • B.A.: English, Howard University, 1996.

Curriculum Vitae

Specialties

  • creative writing (poetry, nonfiction, libretto)
  • black aesthetics, poetics, and literature
  • experimental writing
  • writing for performance
  • poetics and prosody
  • popular/cultural criticism
  • hip hop studies
Publications
  • Buck Studies. Kearney, Douglas, Fence Books, Author, 2016.
  • Someone Took They Tongues. Kearney, Douglas, Subito, Author, 2016.
  • Mess and Mess and. Kearney, Douglas, Noemi Press, Author, 2015.
  • The Technique of Acting. Kearney, Douglas, Wintered, Author, 2015.
  • Patter. Kearney, Douglas, Red Hen Press, Author, 2014.
  • SkinMag. Kearney, Douglas, A5/Deadly Chaps, Author, 2012.
  • Quantum Spit. Kearney, Douglas, Corollary Press, Author, 2010.
  • The Black Automaton. Kearney, Douglas, Red Hen Press, Author, 2009.
  • Fear, Some. Kearney, Douglas, Red Hen Press, Author, 2006.
Awards
  • Theodore Roethke Memorial Poetry Prize, 2017
  • Firecracker Award, CLMP, 2017
  • Literary Deathmatch Champion, 2013
  • Book of the Year, Minnesota Spoken Word Association, 2009
  • Whiting Award in Poetry, 2008
  • National Poetry Series Prize, 2008
  • New American Poet, Poetry Society of America, 2007