Eleanor Kedney
 


UPCOMING EVENTS:


Thursday, December 7, 7:00 PM, Workshop and Classes Reading,  University of Arizona Poetry Center, Helen Street, Tucson, AZ.


2017


RECENT:


Saturday, November 18, 6:00 - 8:00 PM, Puerto Rico Relief Effort Fundraiser. Readers: Andrea Hernandez Holm, Eleanor Kedney, Melanie Madden, Pam Uschuck, William Pitt Root, Armando Guzman, Bill Wetzel. Revolutionary Grounds Coffee House, 4th Avenue, Tucson.


Sunday, October 8, 11:30 am - 12:30 PM, Southern Arizona Author Series, Coffee with the Author, Eleanor Kedney. Eleanor will discuss techniques on how to write about grief without succumbing to it. She will be reading from her Chapbook "The Offering." Unity of Tucson, Harmony Hall, 3617 N. Camino Blanco, Tucson, AZ 85718.


Thursday, May 4th, 6:30 PM, A Celebration of the Fifth Annual Raynes Poetry Competition of Jewish Currents and publication of the Borders and Boundaries anthology of winning and finalist poems. Eleanor Kedney will read her finalist poem, "A New World." Pomegranate Gallery, 137 Greene Street. SOHO (NYC). Reception to follow.


Sunday, APRIL 9, 5 PM, New York City Writers Studio Reading by Writers Studio Alumni
CHRIS BELDEN, STEPHANIE DICKINSON, AUSTIN DUFFY, KIMBERLY FARRAR, ELEANOR KEDNEY, Zinc Bar, 82 West 3rd Street, New York (Btw. Sullivan and Thompson Streets.) Reading followed by a book signing.


Tuesday, March 7, New England Poetry Club reading by members with new books, 7:00 - 9:00 pm. Readers: Bob Carr, Dennis Daly, Holly Guran, Eleanor Kedney. Harvard's Yenching Library Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA.


Thursday, January 26 to Saturday, January 28, Liquid Light Press Book Release Party and Readings. Boulder, Denver and Lafayette, CO. See book release flyer for all the details.



2016


Saturday, November 5, 5:00 p.m.: Eleanor Kedney, featured reader: Reading and Book Signing, La Grua Center, 32 Water Street, Stonington, CT 06378 (in the Borough, 860-535-2300, www.lagruacenter.org. Reading sponsored by La Grua Center and The James Merrill House.

Thursday, September 14, Edge Reading Series, 7:30 pm: Eleanor Kedney, Dana Diehl and Yvonne Montoya. Eleanor will be reading from her chapbook The Offering and signing books. ZUZI @ The Historic Y, 738 N 5th Ave., Tucson.


Friday, September 9, 7:00 pm: The Writers Studio Craft Lecture, Book Party and Book Signing: Eleanor Kedney will give a craft lecture and read from her book, The Offering.  Cake and champagne reception to follow. Storyland, 1202 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson.


Saturday, November 5, 5:00 p.m.: Eleanor Kedney, featured reader: Reading and Book Signing, La Grua Center, 32 Water Street, Stonington, CT 06378 (in the Borough, 860-535-2300, www.lagruacenter.org. Reading sponsored by La Grua Center and The James Merrill House.


Friday, September 9, 7:00 pm: The Writers Studio Craft Lecture, Book Party and Book Signing: Eleanor Kedney will give a craft lecture and read from her book, The Offering.  Cake and champagne reception to follow. Storyland, 1202 E. Broadway Blvd., Tucson.

Thursday, September 14, Edge Reading Series, 7:30 pm: Eleanor Kedney, Dana Diehl and Yvonne Montoya. Eleanor will be reading from her chapbook The Offering and signing books. ZUZI @ The Historic Y, 738 N 5th Ave., Tucson.


Thursday, May 12, 2016, 7:00 p.m.: Fall Classes & Workshops Reading, Eleanor Kedney & other writers and instructors will read for 4 minutes each. University of Arizona Poetry Center, 1508 E. Helen St. Tucson, AZ.

Saturday, January 16, 4:00 p.m.: Liquid Light Press presents poets Megan E. Freeman, Douglas Cole, Rachel Kellum, Lynda La Roca, M.D. Friedman, Mariamne Engle Friedman and Eleanor Kedney. Innisfree Poetry Bookstore, Buchanan’s Coffee Pub, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave., Boulder, CO 80302

 
Friday, January 15, 2016, 7:00 p.m.: In celebration of five years of publishing poetry for the heart, Liquid Light Press presents Liquid Light Press poets Megan E. Freeman, Douglas Cole, Wayne A. Glibert, Eleanor Kedney. Music provided by Mojo Medicine Show. Chuck Ceraso Gallery and Studio, Doric Drive, Lafayette, CO 80026.
 
PAST EVENTS


2015
 
Saturday, May 30th, 5:30 pm.: The Writers Studio Tucson celebrates 10 years in Tucson and honors Tucson founder and Director Eleanor Kedney as she retires. Eleanor Kedney will be reading from new work. Following the reading there will be dinner, cake and a champagne toast. Mona Lisa Villages, 2451 W. Via Di Silvio, Tucson, AZ.

2014

Sunday, January 26, 7:00 p.m.: A celebration of The Writers Studio's national and international branches, with faculty members Eleanor Kedney and Renee Bibby (Tucson Workshops); Mark Peterson and Lorraine Babb (San Francisco Workshops); and Nancy Matsunaga and Sarah Carriger (Amsterdam Workshops). KGB Bar, 85 East 4th Street, NYC. Free admission, one drink minimum.
 
2013

Friday, October 18, 7:30 p.m.: The Arts Café Mystic at the Mystic presents featured poet Alicia Suskin Ostriker and the opening voice poet Eleanor Kedney. Music will be served up by Nora Fox and Ethan Philbrick, a wonder voice and cello duo. Arts Center, located at 9 Water Street in downtown Mystic.


Monday, June 24-Wednesday, June 26th. Sunken Garden Poetry Festival Workshop taught by Philip Schultz on The Writers Studio Method for Teachers,  Cynthia Weiner, and Eleanor Kedney  assisted in teaching the workshop. Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington, CT.
 

Wednesday, June 26th,5:00 p.m.: Prelude (Pre-performance lecture) given by Eleanor Kedneyon the poetry of Philip Schultz. The Sunken Garden Poetry Festival, Hill-Stead Museum, Farmington, CT.
 

2011


June 10, 7:00 p.m.: The Writers Studio Reading with Eleanor Kedney, Carli Brosseau and Rebecca Michaels. Antigone Books, Tucson, AZ.


April 19, 7:00 p.m.: The Writers Studio Reading with Eleanor Kedney, Carli Brosseau and Isaac Kirkman. WellnessFirst, Tucson, AZ.

Sunday, January 23 at 7:00 PM: A celebration of The Writers Studio's national and international branches, with faculty members Eleanor Kedney (Director of the The Writers Studio Tucson), Nancy Matsunaga (Director of The Writers Studio Amsterdam), Mark Peterson (Director of The Writers Studio San Francisco); with Therese Eiben and Sheila Welch. KGB Bar, 85 East 4 St., NYC. Free admission, one drink minimum.
 
2009

Sunday, October 18 at 5:00 PM: The Writers Studio welcomes special guest Susan Choi, who reads along with Writers Studio faculty members Lisa Badner, Eleanor Kedney, Michele Herman, and Elliot Satsky.Housing Works Bookstore Cafe, 126 Crosby Street, NYC. Free admission.
 

2008

Saturday, September 27, 1:30: The Writers Studio Tucson presents AN AFTERNOON FOR WRITERS with “The Business of Publishing,” a talk and Q&A with Jerry Simmons, and a free introductory class and poetry reading by Eleanor Kedney.Ochoa Stained Glass, 3920 E. Fort Lowell, Tucson.


Thursday, July 31st 7:00 p.m.:The Writers Studio Presents the Poetry of Eleanor Kedney. Twilight Thursdays, The Tucson Botanical Gardens, Tucson, AZ.

Saturday, April 26, 7:00 p.m.: The Writers Studio San Francisco presents a special reading with The Writers Studio founder Philip Schultz and Writers Studio Directors Mark Peterson and Eleanor Kedney. Fort Mason, San Francisco.
 
2007


Friday, June 8, 7:00 p.m.: Other Voices Women's Reading Series presents featured readers Eleanor Kedney and Araxe Hajian Royster. Antigone Books, 4th Avenue, Tucson.
 

2006

Friday, November 10 at 7:00 PM: Monique Truong reads with Writers Studio Faculty Eleanor Kedney, Lucinda Holt, Kirby Pulver, and Abigail Wender.KGB, 85 East 4 Street. Cash bar. Book signing follows the reading.

Sunday, April 2nd,  2:00 p.m.: The Writers Studio is pleased to present its first Tucson event celebrating National Poetry Month with readings by featured poet Eleanor Kedney and members of the Tucson workshop. These include poet and nonfiction writer Shirley Dunn Perry, Ellen Sullins, David Christiana, Stephanie Innes, Araxe Hajian Royster, and Teresa Shen Swingler.  Casa Libre en la Solana (228 N. 4th Ave., Tucson)


Friday, February 17, 7 p.m. THE GETTYSBURG REVIEW READS AT THE WRITERS STUDIO with readings by Peter Stitt (editor), Carol Frost, Emily Raboteau, Michael Waters. The evening will also include readings by Writers Studio Faculty members Cynthia Weiner, Isabelle Deconinck and Eleanor Kedney. A book signing and reception will follow the reading. Village Community School Auditorium, 272 West 10th Street (between Greenwich & Washington Streets.

Eleanor Kedney will read a poem on A Poet's Moment which airs the week of February, 6th   @ 8 pm on Monday, 5 am on Tues, 1 pm on Wed, 2 am on Friday, 2 pm on Sunday, on 91.3 fm, or kxci.org.  Listen to 91.3 fm if you are local or via the internet on kxci.org.

2005

Friday, October 14, 8 p.m.: Eleanor Kedney and Jami Macarty present their poetry at a free reading, followed by conversation and dessert. Ortspace, 121 E. 7th St., Tucson, AZ.