Sarah Kay (1297 words)

Lioba Schreyer (Ruhr Universität )
Download PDF Save to Bookshelf Tweet Report an Error

Sarah Kay is a poet, editor, teacher, founder and co-director of Project VOICE. Kay is best known as a spoken word poet and for her TED talk “If I should have a daughter…” (2011). She has published three books, B (2011), No Matter the Wreckage (2014) and The Type (2016). Beyond that, Kay wrote and performed a one-woman play, Square One, at the United Solo Festival in NYC in 2010, for which she won the festival’s “First Sold Out Show” award. She wrote a musical, Adding Up, which was performed as a stage reading at Leeds Theater in Providence in 2009. On several trips to India, Kay produced documentary videos and photographs for different organisations, such …

We have have no profile for this entry. If you are a qualified scholar and you wish to write for The Literary Encyclopedia, please click here to contact us.

Schreyer, Lioba. "Sarah Kay". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 19 June 2017
[, accessed 16 December 2018.]

Save this article

If you need to create a new bookshelf to save this article in, please make sure that you are logged in, then go to your 'Account' here.