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Keisha-Gaye Anderson is a Jamaican-born poet, author, visual artist, and media professional living in Brooklyn, NY. She is the author of Gathering the Waters (2014), her first book of poetry.
A Spell for Living, is forthcoming from Agape in 2019 as a multimedia e-book, including music and Keisha's original art work. It is the recipient of “Editors' Choice” recognition for the 2017 “Numinous Orisons, Luminous Origin Literary Award.” Keisha's second new poetry collection, Everything Is Necessary, was published by Willow/Aquarius Press this year.
Keisha is a past participant of the VONA Voices and Callaloo writing workshops, and was short-listed for the “Small Axe Literary Competition.” She is a graduate of the Syracuse University Newhouse School and holds a M.F.A. in creative writing from City College/CUNY. This is her first Festival.
This is Keisha's second Festival as a participating writer and she will be offering the Writing Workshop, "WRITE YOURSELF IN: Being and Becoming Through Speculative Fiction".