September 15-16, 2017
Lexington, Kentucky

Leatha Kendrick

Leatha Kendrick is the author of three volumes of poetry, including her most recent, Almanac of the Invisible, from Larkspur Press (2014). Her poems and essays appear in the anthologies What Comes Down to Us— 25 Contemporary Kentucky Poets, When the Bough Breaks, The Kentucky Anthology—Two Hundred Years of Writing in the Bluegrass State, Listen Here: Women Writing in Appalachia, and I to I: Life Writing by Kentucky Feminists. She is a two-time recipient of the Al Smith Fellowship in Poetry from the Kentucky Arts Council and has received fellowships in poetry and fiction from the Kentucky Foundation for Women. Her MFA in Poetry is from Vermont College of Fine Arts, and she leads workshops in poetry and life writing at the Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning in Lexington.