Douglas Kearney

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Douglas Kearney
KearneyPhoto CreditEric Plattner-1.jpg
Born United States
Occupation Poet, writer, teacher
Alma mater California Institute of the Arts
Genres Poetry
Notable award(s) Whiting Writers' Award

Douglas Kearney is an American poet.


He graduated from California Institute of the Arts, with an MFA. His work has appeared in Callaloo, Nocturnes, Jubilat, Gulf Coast.[1]

He teaches at California Institute of the Arts.[2]



External video
Douglas Kearney @ Valley Contemporary Poets, vimeo


  • Nikky Finney, ed. (2007). "Big Thicket: Pastoral". The ringing ear: Black poets lean south. University of Georgia Press. ISBN 978-0-8203-2926-0. 
  • Tony Medina, Louis Reyes Rivera, ed. (2001). Bum rush the page: a Def Poetry Jam. Three Rivers Press. ISBN 978-0-609-80840-5. 
  • Tony Medina, Quarishi Ali Lansana, ed. (2002). Role call: a generational anthology of social and political Black art & literature. Third World Press. ISBN 978-0-88378-238-5. 


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  4. ^ Kellogg, Carolyn (November 12, 2008). "This poet's at home on page and stage". The Los Angeles Times. 
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