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 as Lightning a Billion Lives and Pragati School, while she attended college.
Born on 19 June 1988 to a Japanese American
Citation: Schreyer, Lioba. "Sarah Kay". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 19 June 2017 [https://www.litencyc.com/php/speople.php?rec=true&UID=13885, accessed 03 December 2023.]