Ellen Redbird

Ellen Redbird

  • Poet. Poet-playwright.
  • Editor-in-chief of Pyriform Press and the journal Nerve Lantern: Axon of Performance Literature.
  • Visual artist/designer. Makes books.
  • Sometimes spoken word performer.
  • Director, producer, designer, playwright of Verve of Verge: a puzzle play.
  • Sometimes teaches poetry writing workshops.
  • Published in journals, including Negative Capability, Tarpaulin Sky, Chain, For Immediate Release, Bombay Gin, and Score.
  • Contributor to the compendium kari edwards: NO GENDER: Reflections on the Life & Work of kari edwards, Eds. Julian T. Brolaski, erica kaufman, and E. Tracy Grinnell. Brooklyn: Litmus Press / Belladonna Books, 2009.
  • Author of the book-length poem Unrequited Symbiosis: a Mitochondrial Mistranslation & Underwater Opera (unpublished).
  • MFA in Writing & Poetics from the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics, Naropa University.
  • BA in Literature from the College of Creative Studies, UCSB.
  • Lives in Goleta, near Santa Barbara, California.
  • Queer bird.

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